Re: SASL and KITTEN-WG Merger

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Wed, 05 May 2010 21:43 UTC

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Shawn Emery wrote:

> Sorry for any cross-posting, but this is unavoidable given the subject 
> line.
>
> During IETF 77, the security ADs suggested that we merge the KITTEN 
> and SASL WGs.  This has some potential benefits:
>
> 1. ensure efforts of any new work items/extensions
> 2. both WGs have expertise in security interface design
> 3. analyze proposed security mechanisms for both set of interfaces
>
> Please respond to both lists if you have any objections to such a 
> merger.  The time-out for objections is two weeks from this posting.

(Speaking as an individual): I have No Objections.

I suggest the SASL WG should be closed and Kitten should rechater. The 
SASL WG mailing list should stay open though.

> Thank you,
>
> Shawn KITTEN co-chair