[Standards] Call for Experience: XEP-0138 (Stream Compression)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon May 4 22:16:05 UTC 2009


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On 4/30/09 2:50 PM, Fabio Forno wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 10:16 PM, Fabio Forno <fabio.forno at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've just a problem with the business rules, specifically these ones
>>
>> # TLS compression and stream compression SHOULD NOT be used simultaneously.
>> # If both TLS (whether including TLS compression or not) and stream
>> compression are used, then TLS MUST be negotiated first, followed by
>> negotiation of stream compression.
>>
>> The above business rules don't forbid but discourage to fall back to
>> stream compression after TLS has been established but no compression
>> has been activated. I see no harm in telling that stream compression
>> MAY be offered after TLS if TLS doesn't succeed in activating
>> compression (so far we haven't been able to to it with any server)
> 
> Just had an IM coversation with Dave about that. I completely misread
> the rules skipping the word "TLS *compression*" in the first rule, so
> the rules work, sorry.
> 
> There only one possible improvement in the second rule, which better
> clarifies  when using stream compression: Stream compression MAY be
> offered after TLS negotiation if TLS compression fails (it sounds more
> as a recipe for users)

That wording is better. Thanks!

Peter

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