Re: [Cfrg] Adoption of draft-ladd-spake2 as a RG document

Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> Tue, 13 January 2015 22:21 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Adoption of draft-ladd-spake2 as a RG document
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On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Tom Yu <tlyu@mit.edu>; wrote:
> Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>; writes:
>
>> On 14/12/2014 16:41, Alexey Melnikov wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> This message starts 3 weeks adoption call for
>>> draft-ladd-spake2. Please reply to this message or directly to CFRG
>>> chairs, stating one of the following
>>>
>>> 1) that you are happy to adopt the draft as a starting point
>>> 2) that you are not happy to adopt this draft
>>> or
>>> 3) that you think the document needs more work before the RG should
>>> consider adopting it
>>>
>>> While detailed document reviews are generally welcome, this not a
>>> call to provide detailed comments on the document.
>> So far I have 4 people in favour of working on this and 3 against
>> (some of these replied privately). I have emailed a few more, but I
>> would like more feedback.
>
> I'm sorry for not responding sooner.
>
> I'm happy for the RG to adopt draft-ladd-spake2 as a starting point.  I
> think it still needs additional work before publication, but not enough
> to be a barrier to adoption.
>
> To address some comments I've heard earlier, PAKE algorithms are still
> interesting for protocols such as Kerberos, especially for zeroconf or
> near-zeroconf situations.

I would like to see an augmented form published, too.  I don't know
whether it should be in this document or a different document.

--Andy

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> -Tom
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