Re: [precis] I-D Action: draft-ietf-precis-7564bis-09.txt

Peter Saint-Andre <> Fri, 15 September 2017 02:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [precis] I-D Action: draft-ietf-precis-7564bis-09.txt
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On 9/14/17 8:06 AM, Sam Whited wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017, at 22:38, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> The Spotify folks faced numerous issues, including the fact that they
>> implemented against an unfinished spec. I'd say that if they now used
>> the PRECIS specs (especially the new ones about to be published) as
>> their guideline, things would have gone much better.
> I agree as far as the username profiles go (which is actually what they
> were doing), the major issues with those have been fixed as far as I can
> tell from my implementation / limited usage. Let's do the same for the
> nickname profile before publishing another since there is a history of
> this being a problem.

What needs fixing? We added explanatory text about idempotence, and
there will also be an example of such in the RFC version.

Please note that these documents are now in AUTH48 (very final edits
before publication). So speak now or forever hold your peace!