[Curdle] Genart last call review of draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-kex-sha2-14

Roni Even via Datatracker <noreply@ietf.org> Mon, 15 February 2021 10:15 UTC

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Reviewer: Roni Even
Review result: Almost Ready

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Document: draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-kex-sha2-??
Reviewer: Roni Even
Review Date: 2021-02-15
IETF LC End Date: 2021-02-24
IESG Telechat date: Not scheduled for a telechat

The document is almost ready for publication as standard track RFC

Major issues:

Minor issues:
It is not clear what is the backward interoperability is, I noticed that only
rsa1024-sha1 is deprecated.  It would be good to add some text maybe  in
section 4 that will explain it and maybe have some recommendations for client
and server side.

Nits/editorial comments: