[EAT] Scope, Goals & Background for RATS

Henk Birkholz <henk.birkholz@sit.fraunhofer.de> Tue, 18 September 2018 08:27 UTC

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Subject: [EAT] Scope, Goals & Background for RATS
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Hi all,

we pushed an initial document to the RATS github in order to focus the 
discussion about remote attestation procedures a bit.

> https://github.com/ietf-rats/charter/blob/master/ietf-rats-charter.md

We included a background section to better highlight the meaning of the 
term "attestation" in general. Hence, there is a trade-off between 
clarity and conciseness, which is one of the things we would like to get 
feedback about.

Naturally, we are also very interested in feedback about the illustrated 
difference between explicit attestation and implicit attestation.

Viele Grüße,

Henk