[DNSOP] draft-hoffman-dnssec-iana-cons

Vladimír Čunát <vladimir.cunat+ietf@nic.cz> Tue, 17 November 2020 08:10 UTC

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Subject: [DNSOP] draft-hoffman-dnssec-iana-cons
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Hello.

I didn't speak but I'd still like to indicate my support.  Requiring
"Standards Action" just to allocate algorithm numbers seems quite an
overkill.  I'd find it healthy to split that into an easier step, so
it's also clearly separable from endorsing or even requiring support for
those algorithms (documents like RFC 8624).

Behavior with unsupported algorithms isn't ideal but it's specified and
seems OK to me.  People signing with less supported algorithms will
naturally be put at a disadvantage, but they do know the tradeoff
beforehand.  And... without allocated numbers you don't really want to
deploy the algorithm in validators, so it's a bit chicken-egg situation.

--Vladimir | Knot Resolver dev.