[NNTP] Re: Comments on draft-ietf-nntp-tls-nntp-05.txt
andrew at erlenstar.demon.co.uk
Wed May 25 22:21:16 PDT 2005
>>>>> "EKR" == EKR <ekr at rtfm.com> writes:
>> Well, nondisclosure limits how much I can say, but it's
>> unquestionably true that (a) traffic levels of many gigabits are
>> the norm rather than the exception in the commercial Usenet
>> provider industry (which is a very significant user of
>> authenticated NNTP connections, and more importantly also has a
>> major effect on client development) and (b) the CPU cost of
>> encrypting all that, purely to protect the password, is not
>> something that can simply be absorbed.
EKR> Yeah, this falls more into the category of assertion than data.
What sort of data would you like?
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