The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Protocol Version 3.0
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'The SSL Protocol Version 3.0' to Historic (draft-mavrogiannopoulos-ssl-version3-06.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The SSL Protocol Version 3.0' (draft-mavrogiannopoulos-ssl-version3-06.txt) as a Historic This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Sean Turner. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-mavrogiannopoulos-ssl-version3/
Technical Summary This document specifies Version 3.0 of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL V3.0) protocol, a security protocol that provides communications privacy over the Internet. The protocol allows client/server applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery. Working Group Summary The document was proposed to be published as a TLS WG item, but the consensus to the discussion was that the WG was not needed to publish a Historic document. Document Quality The document describes the SSL 3.0 protocol which is widely implemented by various vendors. Personnel Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos is the Document Shepherd. Sean Turner is the Area Director. RFC Editor Note Please retain the Foreword section. Please add the following to the beginning of the Abstract: This document is published as a historical record of the SSL v3.0 protocol. The original Abstract follows.