Re: [Cfrg] Mishandling twist attacks

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Thu, 01 January 2015 12:49 UTC

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Hiya,

On 31/12/14 22:52, D. J. Bernstein wrote:
> I also don't see how people who actually _read_ my message would agree
> with the chairs' puzzling list of accusations (namely, that I'm making
> "personal attacks"; imputing "motives to other CFRG participants"; using
> "deliberately provocative language"; not taking a "professional" tone;
> crossing "the line of acceptable behavior"; etc.).

FWIW, I do agree with the chairs' evaluation of [1] and have sent Dan
offlist mail describing why. I'm just sending this so the archive shows
some support for the chairs on this, so I won't be following up on the
list. And at the same time Dan is definitely not the only one who has
needlessly crossed such lines on this topic.

S.

[1] https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/cfrg/current/msg05745.html