Re: [Cfrg] I-D Action: draft-irtf-cfrg-randomness-improvements-08.txt

"Riad S. Wahby" <rsw@jfet.org> Sun, 24 November 2019 21:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] I-D Action: draft-irtf-cfrg-randomness-improvements-08.txt
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"Stanislav V. Smyshlyaev" <smyshsv@gmail.com> wrote:
> But this makes the scope of the I-D (initially motivated by TLS servers)
> wider - a "menu of choices" of good solutions instead of one good solution.
> If we want to do this, then, as it seems to me, the current process with an
> I-D, which has already passed the RGLC and has moved to Waiting for
> Document Shepherd stage, should be stopped and returned to the previous
> stage of a work item before RGLC.

In this case, it seems like a separate document for other constructions
is definitely more appropriate---no sense introducing serious delay for
this document.

But: would it be possible to clarify, maybe just in the intro, that this
document is primarily geared toward the HSM case?

-=rsw