Review of draft-hardie-privsec-metadata-insertion-05

Stewart Bryant <> Sat, 28 January 2017 10:13 UTC

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Reviewer: Stewart Bryant
Review result: Ready with Nits

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Document: draft-hardie-privsec-metadata-insertion-??
Reviewer: Stewart Bryant
Review Date: 2017-01-28
IETF LC End Date: 2017-02-21
IESG Telechat date: Not scheduled for a telechat

Summary: This is a well written document with a couple of nits. It
would be helpful to the reader interested in the concept, but
unfamiliar with DNS if there was some minor additional clarification
regarding  EDNS0.

Major issues: None

Minor issues:

RFC4301 is an unused reference. Is it missing from the text?


   By negotiating an EDNS0
   option which allowed them to self-populate this data,.....

SB> Calling up EDNS0 (which really needs expanding) comes out of the
SB> blue and could use a reference and sentence of explanation
SB> at least for those not familiar with the detail of DNS.

Nits/editorial comments: 

[RFC7624] in the Abstract should be changed to RFC7624


1.  Introduction
   exploited in the attacks document in [RFC7258] and the threats