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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-compression-06.txt



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	Title		: Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods
	Author(s)	: S. Hollenbeck
	Filename	: draft-ietf-tls-compression-06.txt
	Pages		: 14
	Date		: 2003-11-21
	
The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol (RFC 2246) includes
features to negotiate selection of a lossless data compression method
as part of the TLS Handshake Protocol and to then apply the algorithm
associated with the selected method as part of the TLS Record
Protocol.  TLS defines one standard compression method which
specifies that data exchanged via the record protocol will not be
compressed.  This document describes an additional compression method
associated with a lossless data compression algorithm for use with
TLS, and it describes a method for the specification of additional
TLS compression methods.

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