> SSL is layered on top of TCP, and then one layers one's
> actual protocol on top of SSL, with the result that a
> transaction involves a painfully large number of round
> trips.

Perhaps theoretically painful, but in practice this is not the case; 
commerce on the web is the counter-example. The benefits of layering for 
outweigh the perceived gains of just merging it all together into one 
glob.  For example, the ability to replace layers, or replace them by just 
dropping in a new library.


STSM, DataPower Chief Programmer
WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances

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