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RFC 8446, "The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.3", August 2018

Source of RFC: tls (sec)

Errata ID: 6135
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Ben Smyth
Date Reported: 2020-04-28
Held for Document Update by: Paul Wouters
Date Held: 2024-03-21

Section Global says:

list, series, set, and vector are seemingly used as synonyms. 

It should say:

Using list, series, set, xor vector would help at least one reader. 


Additionally, consistent usage is desirable, e.g., page 31 uses "A list of extensions" whereas "A set of
extensions" is used on page 60. Elsewhere inconsistently usage causes confusion, e.g.,
Page 48:

client_shares: A list of offered KeyShareEntry values in descending
order of client preference.

This vector MAY be empty if the client is requesting a

(Replace "vector" with "list", or vice versa.)

Paul Wouters (AD): This got incorporated into the bis document, but not exactly as suggested.

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