[anonsec] Fwd: [openikev2-announce] New versions released !!!

Nicolas.Williams at sun.com (Nicolas Williams) Mon, 30 July 2007 17:00 UTC

From: Nicolas.Williams at sun.com (Nicolas Williams)
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 12:00:42 -0500
Subject: [anonsec] Fwd: [openikev2-announce] New versions released !!!
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On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 12:30:02PM -0400, Stephen Kent wrote:
> At 11:00 AM -0500 7/30/07, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> >It happens a lot in the IETF.  For at least some Internet protocols
> >vendors have shipped long before the RFCs issued.
> 
> note my distinction between RFC issuance vs. IESG approval. Once the 
> IESG approves a document is may take many months (it used to be as 
> long as a year) for the RFC to be issued, but the substance of the 
> standard is fixed.

Yeah, but with SSHv2 the implementations existed and shipped long before
the I-Ds even passed WGLC.