Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods
RFC 3749

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From: The IESG <>
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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    tls mailing list <>, 
    tls chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Transport Layer Security Protocol 
         Compression Methods' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods '
   <draft-ietf-tls-compression-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Transport Layer Security Working 

The IESG contact persons are Steve Bellovin and Tim Polk.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary
 TLS (and SSL before it) have long had a hook for a compression method, but 
none was ever defined.  This defines one such method, and sets out the 
mechanisms for defining others.
Working Group Summary
 There were no major issues raised in the working group.
Protocol Quality
 This document was reviewed for the IESG by Steve Bellovin.