[Standards] stream restarts

Curtis King cking at mumbo.ca
Wed Apr 30 06:30:34 UTC 2008


On 30-Apr-08, at 12:15 AM, Nathan Fritz wrote:

> I think the stream restart is necessary for TLS, however, I never  
> understood why we don't formally close the stream.  I think that the  
> stream should be ended, and wait for an end-of-stream response from  
> the server rather than a "proceed."  Really, with encryption, we're  
> all going to want to start a new "document" anyway.  However, with  
> SASL, I could see getting rid of it entirely.

SASL can negotiation encryption as well, so you need a stream restart  
with SASL too.

ck




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