Re: [dane] Digest Algorithm Agility discussion (checkpoint)

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Tue, 18 March 2014 19:20 UTC

Return-Path: <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com>
X-Original-To: dane@ietfa.amsl.com
Delivered-To: dane@ietfa.amsl.com
Received: from localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 868B51A0655 for <dane@ietfa.amsl.com>; Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:20:23 -0700 (PDT)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at amsl.com
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -0.141
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-0.141 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-1.9, HELO_MISMATCH_INFO=1.448, HOST_MISMATCH_NET=0.311] autolearn=no
Received: from mail.ietf.org ([4.31.198.44]) by localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id YTnDiXMt-WT3 for <dane@ietfa.amsl.com>; Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:20:21 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from mx1.yitter.info (ow5p.x.rootbsd.net [208.79.81.114]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id A21E81A0455 for <dane@ietf.org>; Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:20:21 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from mx1.yitter.info (nat-07-mht.dyndns.com [216.146.45.246]) (using TLSv1 with cipher DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA (256/256 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by mx1.yitter.info (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id 05AB88A031 for <dane@ietf.org>; Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:20:12 +0000 (UTC)
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:20:07 -0400
From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com>
To: dane@ietf.org
Message-ID: <20140318192007.GA28214@mx1.yitter.info>
References: <alpine.LFD.2.10.1403171440540.32251@bofh.nohats.ca> <20140317222320.443521AC59@ld9781.wdf.sap.corp> <20140317225329.GK24183@mournblade.imrryr.org> <20140318112647.885B21190C03@rock.dv.isc.org> <20140318141356.GO24183@mournblade.imrryr.org> <20140318143759.GP24183@mournblade.imrryr.org> <48DE266C-3800-4428-A9E5-F0A732D35D9D@vpnc.org>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Disposition: inline
In-Reply-To: <48DE266C-3800-4428-A9E5-F0A732D35D9D@vpnc.org>
User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
Archived-At: http://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/dane/_VQWgGVN0XdpaiuPOSjX7Mq3Aro
Subject: Re: [dane] Digest Algorithm Agility discussion (checkpoint)
X-BeenThere: dane@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.15
Precedence: list
List-Id: DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities <dane.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/options/dane>, <mailto:dane-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/dane/>
List-Post: <mailto:dane@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:dane-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/dane>, <mailto:dane-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:20:23 -0000

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:09:31AM -0700, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> 
> If an operator wants to use a particular hash algorithm *for any reason*, we should not stop them.
> 

I would say this instead as, "We will not be able to stop them anyway,
so we should focus on interoperability and maybe some sound advice,"
but I know lots of people will disagree.

A

-- 
Andrew Sullivan
ajs@anvilwalrusden.com