[dane] Feature creep for draft-ietf-dane-smime

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Fri, 07 February 2014 01:27 UTC

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Why are we trying to make the names any more difficult to walk through than they would be for SMTP? The use of the hash was *purely* to allow longer LHSs, not to prevent enumeration. Enumeration has never been considered a serious problem for SMTP, and we should not be complicating our protocol to prevent it. Hash-of-LHS is simple and not prone to any misunderstanding.

--Paul Hoffman