Re: [openpgp] Éric Vyncke's No Objection on charter-ietf-openpgp-02-02: (with COMMENT)

Michael Richardson <mcr@sandelman.ca> Thu, 05 November 2020 17:18 UTC

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Éric Vyncke via Datatracker <noreply@ietf.org> wrote:
    > 1) is it necessary to include the first four paragraphs about the
    > history ?

I think so.

    > 2) the charter insists on 'no delay' but the previous version of the
    > charter is dated 2015... ;-)

well, that refers to new work, right?

    > 3) is the word 'entertain' the right one in "OpenPGP may be entertained
    > by the working group" ? For a non-English speaker, the word 'entertain'
    > is about getting fun but there seems to be other meaning

yes, it's correct.

    > 5) I do not know about the context, but the last paragraph looks to me
    > like requesting a WGLC before adoption. Also, it requires two reviews
    > but what will happen if those two reviews are negative ?

It is odd.
I think though, that the intent is WG is not going to standardize things that don't
have support of a few implementors.

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