Re: [openpgp] I-D Action: draft-ietf-openpgp-crypto-refresh-01.txt

Paul Wouters <paul@nohats.ca> Sun, 07 February 2021 22:41 UTC

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From: Paul Wouters <paul@nohats.ca>
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Subject: Re: [openpgp] I-D Action: draft-ietf-openpgp-crypto-refresh-01.txt
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On Sun, 7 Feb 2021, Peter Gutmann wrote:

>> For spaces and tabs the intention is clear for me, however, I am not sure
>> about carriage returns in general. According to Unicode Character Database
>> there are some other whitespace characters, e.g., form feed (0x0c). Should
>> such characters be included, too?
>
> That also just seems wrong in general, the last major OS type I know of that
> used CR delimiters was Mac OS from 1984.  Shouldn't this be LF or CRLF?
> Wherever this came from, it's not in 4880, or any other common RFC that
> defines a format for blank lines.

Question for the WG. Should we change the text to make the entries
"examples" of white space, or should we add a definition of white space?

If the latter, what do the current openpgp implementations define as
white space characters right now?

Paul