Re: [jose] Stephen Farrell's No Objection on draft-ietf-jose-json-web-encryption-33: (with COMMENT)

Mike Jones <Michael.Jones@microsoft.com> Mon, 06 October 2014 07:55 UTC

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From: Mike Jones <Michael.Jones@microsoft.com>
To: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>
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Subject: Re: [jose] Stephen Farrell's No Objection on draft-ietf-jose-json-web-encryption-33: (with COMMENT)
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Thanks for your review, Stephen.  I've added the working group to the thread so they're aware of your comment.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Farrell [mailto:stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie]
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2014 3:56 AM
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> Cc: jose-chairs@tools.ietf.org; draft-ietf-jose-json-web-
> encryption@tools.ietf.org
> Subject: Stephen Farrell's No Objection on draft-ietf-jose-json-web-encryption-
> 33: (with COMMENT)
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> Stephen Farrell has entered the following ballot position for
> draft-ietf-jose-json-web-encryption-33: No Objection
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> 1.1/3.1/7.1: I think you should define BASE64URL(null) as null so that one knows
> that one can see ".." in compact representations, e.g if there this is no AAD or
> IV. Adding an example of such would be good too. Or, if ".." is not allowed, then
> you need to say that clearly.  (This could be clarified loads of ways, I don't care
> which you pick.)

Good idea.  I'll try to figure out an appropriate place to editorially do this - maybe right at the definition.  This is definitely used in practice.

				Thanks again,
				-- Mike