You are absolutely right. Can't understand why they don't change the
misleading name of this document.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wenn, John C [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 1999 1:42 PM
> To: Manros, Carl-Uno B; IETF-IPP
> Cc: Wenn, John C; Herriot, Robert
> Subject: RE: IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-https-02.txt
> This draft describes the old-style/classic/depreciated method of doing
> security by https:// over a separte port number (443). Since
> this method
> has specifically been vetoed by the area director, the method
> isn't one we
> should worry about.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Manros, Carl-Uno B [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 3:11 PM
> > To: IETF-IPP
> > Cc: Wenn, John; Herriot, Bob
> > Subject: IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-https-02.txt
> > FYI,
> > It seems that this document tackles HTTP over TLS a bit
> > differently from
> > what we have in our IPP/1.1 draft.
> > Seems that we should try to harmonize this with our solution
> > in the March
> > IETF meeting.
> > Carl-Uno
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Internet-Drafts@ietf.org [mailto:Internet-Drafts@ietf.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 2:33 PM
> > To: IETF Transport Layer Security WG
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-https-02.txt
> > A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
> > directories.
> > This draft is a work item of the Transport Layer Security
> > Working Group of
> > the IETF.
> > Title : HTTP Over TLS
> > Author(s) : E. Rescorla
> > Filename : draft-ietf-tls-https-02.txt
> > Pages : 6
> > Date : 22-Feb-99
> > This memo describes how to use TLS to secure HTTP
> connections over
> > the Internet. Current practice is to layer HTTP over SSL
> > (the prede-
> > cessor to TLS), distinguishing secured traffic from
> > insecure traffic
> > by the use of a different server port. This document
> documents that
> > practice using TLS. A companion document describes a
> > method for using
> > HTTP/TLS over the same port as normal HTTP.
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