[FoRK] spdy

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 18:19:08 PST 2009


> Lucas Gonze wrote:
>> How about a bandwidth price [of SSL]?  There must be a bandwidth increase or
>> there wouldn't be any chaff in the stream.

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Stephen D. Williams
> I don't follow.  The bandwidth usage should only increase slightly
> (key/certificate/negotiation overhead), minus any compression being missed
> out on, except it should already be compressed and will be before
> encryption.

I was thinking that there must be chaff in the encrypted stream to
conceal the length of the source document.  But now that I think about
it that doesn't really make sense.



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