[cap-talk] Petnames versus E-order with ocaps

Bill Frantz frantz at pwpconsult.com
Sat Jan 31 01:14:00 EST 2009


david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk (David-Sarah Hopwood) on Saturday, January 31, 2009 wrote:

>The advantage of this approach relative to WormholeOp is that it can
>be layered on top of a secure channel protocol such as TLS, without
>having a higher layer perform additional crypto operations based on
>keys established for the secure channel, which could be considered a
>layering violation.

One of the areas of active discussion on the TLS list is providing keying
material from the TLS agreement for application-level code. There seem to
be other needs for this facility.

Cheers - Bill

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