Re: [Ntp] Antw: Re: Calls for Adoption -- NTP Extension Field drafts -- Four separate drafts

Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> Wed, 28 August 2019 11:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ntp] Antw: Re: Calls for Adoption -- NTP Extension Field drafts -- Four separate drafts
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On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 01:23:35PM +0200, Heiko Gerstung wrote:
> Why not define a method in v5 that not only protects against degree 1 loops but maybe also against degree 2,3 or n? 

Yes, that would be a nice feature. I think it was proposed on this list
as a new extension field some time ago. IIRC there were some security
concerns, i.e. conflict with the idea of hiding the refid. With random
refids it might make more sense.

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Miroslav Lichvar