[Standards] Council on Stanza Repeaters without Multicast

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Apr 3 13:49:09 UTC 2008


On Thu Apr  3 09:32:22 2008, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> 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.

Hmmm. A better way of putting it is that TLS always negotiates  
compression, but...


> Which few servers do on the public network... because SSL_CTX_new(3)
> recommends SSLv23_method().
> 
> 
... Some servers might not be doing TLS, contrary to RFC3920.

Dave.
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