"James A. Donald" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> That point is of course true.  But the developers wanted
> to transport IP and UDP.  Peter should have known that
> SSL is incapable of transporting IP and UDP, because it
> will introduce large, unpredictable, and variable
> delays.
> If, for example, VOIP goes over SSL, the speakers would
> become entirely unintelligible.

That's just plain factually wrong. DTLS does fine for that purpose. At
the point where you are sending datagrams with voice data, you're just
doing conventional crypto over a fixed length packet each time, and
those algorithms are quite deterministic.

Indeed, DTLS was designed specifically for such applications.


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