Re: [Cfrg] Rev RFC 7539?

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Mon, 14 November 2016 07:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Rev RFC 7539?
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Hi,

> On 14 Nov 2016, at 15:32, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
> RFC 7539 (“ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for IETF Protocols”)[1] is now implemented in many places and referenced by 3 RFCs and 8 Internet Drafts ([2])
> 
> However, the quality of the document is not where we’d like it to be. There have been 7 errata filed against it. Most of it is editorial or insignificant, but still no errata is better than some errata.
> 
> So what do the participants and chairs think about spinning up a quick[4] rfc7539bis that has the same text, except that the errata will be merged in?

This chair thinks it is a good idea.
> 
> I think such a document should be fairly easy and quick.
> 
> Yoav
> 
> P.S: and yes, of course I’m volunteering to write it.
> 
> [1] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7539
> [2] https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc7539/referencedby/
> [3] https://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=7539
> [4] My spell check actually corrected “quick” to “quic”. The contents of my mails are veering far away from regular English.
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