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Re: Another renegotiation patch

From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
Subject: Re: Another renegotiation patch
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 09:10:06 +0100
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Tomas Hoger wrote:

>>> May I ask why?  The current default is to be strict on client side
>>> regardless of the interoprability issues with unupgraded servers.
>>> Why should the default change in the future to the less strict one,
>>> even though fewer servers are expected to require it at that time?
>> I must have been misunderstood. The strict default on the client will
>> stay as is in the future. The server behavior that is permissive to
>> old clients might change in the future.
> My misunderstanding apparently, sorry.  But my previous point should
> still be valid: as %INITIAL_SAFE_RENEGOTIATION has no impact on client,
> it probably should/does not be documented in gnutls-cli manpage, or be
> documented as 'default' that can not be overriden.

 Indeed you're right. Initially it wasn't sure whether this will be the
default or not, that's why it wasn't mentioned. I've now added to the
description that this enabled by default.


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