[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | doc: mention ClientHello extensions shuffling (!1738)

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Merge request https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/-/merge_requests/1738 was reviewed by Alexander Sosedkin

Alexander Sosedkin started a new discussion on lib/hello_ext.c: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/-/merge_requests/1738#note_1351717500

> +	 * UINT8_MAX.
> +	 */
> +	ret = gnutls_rnd(GNUTLS_RND_RANDOM, permutation, sizeof(permutation));

why not just `size`?

Alexander Sosedkin started a new discussion on NEWS: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/-/merge_requests/1738#note_1351717513

> +   messages are shuffled. As this behavior may cause compatibility
> +   issue with legacy applications that do not accept the last
> +   extension without payload, the behavior can be reverted when the

"can be reverted when X" could be read as if X is a necessary, but not sufficient. "can be reverted with %NO_SHUFFLE_EXTENSIONS priority keyword"?

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