[Standards] Council on Stanza Repeaters without Multicast

Philipp Hancke fippo at goodadvice.pages.de
Thu Apr 3 08:32:22 UTC 2008


Dave Cridland wrote:
> OpenSSL has negotiated the DEFLATE compression codec defined in RFC 3749 
> since 0.9.8 came out - the documentation may be wrong, but it always is 
> with OpenSSL.

TLS only negotiates compression when the client sends a TLSv1 hello.
Which few servers do on the public network... because SSL_CTX_new(3)
recommends SSLv23_method().

With those few hosts that do it right, it works quite well, even when
different TLS libs are used (openssl and gnutls for example).



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