[cryptography] [Cryptography] TLS2

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Mon Sep 30 06:18:42 EDT 2013


On 30 September 2013 10:47, Adam Back <adam at cypherspace.org> wrote:

> I think lack of soft-hosting support in TLS was a mistake - its another
> reason not to turn on SSL (IPv4 addresses are scarce and can only host one
> SSL domain per IP#, that means it costs more, or a small hosting company
> can
> only host a limited number of domains, and so has to charge more for SSL):
> and I dont see why its a cost worth avoiding to include the domain in the
> client hello.  There's an RFC for how to retrofit softhost support via
> client-hello into TLS but its not deployed AFAIK.
>

Boy, are you out of date:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_Name_Indication.
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