[Standards] certification etc.
dave at cridland.net
Thu Mar 29 15:26:04 UTC 2007
On Thu Mar 29 15:21:43 2007, Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> Hi Boyd!
> Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL J9935 schrieb:
>> 2) With TLS compression you can use something like the new
>> Efficient XML spec coming out of the W3.org which is better than
>> zlib (and faster!)
> As you can define new compression algorithms for stream
> compression, you can define them for TLS as well. Compression in
> TLS is modular as well. E.g. there is not only zlib (RFC 3749) but
> also LZO/LZS (RFC 3943). Other compression algorithms, even
> algorithms specialized for XML compression, can be added to TLS as
Almost - there are a handful of restrictions in what output a
compression algorithm is allowed to produce in TLS. Not many, but
they're sufficient to block some naïve compression algorithms.
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