Re: [Curdle] Time to Review IANA SSH Registries Policies?

Sean Turner <> Thu, 04 February 2021 04:04 UTC

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Apologies I should have also sent this message to the SSH list.


> On Feb 3, 2021, at 14:51, Sean Turner <> wrote:
> Hi! The IANA registries for SSH were established long ago when the fashion was to require an RFC to set any value (see for definitions of the various registry rules). IPsec, TLS, and others initially did the same thing, but have since backed down the high bar and gone to expert review for many if not all of their registries. Is there interest in reviewing the SSH registries to see if it makes sense to move them to expert review (or some other level)?
> This would likely result in setting up a pool of experts and providing them with some instructions, but that’s been done before for other registries.
> spt