Re: [rtcweb] [clue] ICE, ICE-bis, and Cluster 238

Christer Holmberg <christer.holmberg@ericsson.com> Fri, 07 September 2018 07:31 UTC

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From: Christer Holmberg <christer.holmberg@ericsson.com>
To: Bernard Aboba <bernard.aboba@gmail.com>, Cullen Jennings <fluffy@iii.ca>
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Thread-Topic: [clue] [rtcweb] ICE, ICE-bis, and Cluster 238
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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] [clue] ICE, ICE-bis, and Cluster 238
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Hi,

>> It is doubtful Justin will want to implement the 8445 mechanisms of supporting both new and old ICE. 
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> [BA] Yes, the 8445 negotiation mechanism never really made sense (though Trickle negotiation does make sense). 

Exactly what 8445 negotiation mechanism does not make sense, compared to 5245?

>> Right here I am watching how the stuff IETF defines will be less relevant than the issue of what chrome implements. 
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> [BA] Implementations have always mattered. What has changed is that the IETF seems to be paying less attention to cost/benefit tradeoffs.

I can't of course speak for everyone, but some implementers I talked to during the years of work on 8445 told me that the way they implemented 5245 was actually more 8445 than 5245.

Regards,

Christer





On Aug 22, 2018, at 10:58 AM, Adam Roach <mailto:adam@nostrum.com> wrote:

Members of the ART community interested in real-time communications: 
Cluster 238 [1] is a set of inter-related documents dealing with real-time communications. The bulk of these documents relate to WebRTC, either directly or indirectly. They also form the underpinnings of CLUE. As of now, there are 34 documents in the cluster that are not yet published, with 25 of these already in the RFC Editor's queue. The dependency graph among these documents is such that the bulk of them can be published as soon as a specific six of them are handed off to the RFC editor, and we expect this to happen in the upcoming few months.
One long-running complication for this cluster of documents is that each of the documents were developed over the course of seven years, in concert with implementations, while the ICE protocol itself was undergoing significant revision. As a consequence, some documents rely (directly or indirectly) on the older ICE specification (RFC 5245), while some rely on the newer one (RFC 8445). In some cases, documents refer directly to the old version and transitively to the new version.
It is noteworthy that RFC 8445 obsoletes RFC 5245; and that the mechanism described in RFC 8445 has some  changes that break backwards compatibility with the mechanism defined in RFC 5245 (with such behavioral changes controlled by an SDP attribute, allowing clients to transition from one to the other).
Most notably, draft-ietf-rtcweb-jsep (which is the core WebRTC protocol in the IETF) refers to directly to RFC 5245, while relying on the behavior defined in draft-ietf-ice-trickle; draft-ietf-ice-trickle, in turn, is based on the newer RFC 8445 handling. JSEP's reference to RFC 5245 is a practical consideration that acknowledges that current deployments of WebRTC implement the older version of ICE. At the same time, these deployed implementations use a somewhat older version of draft-ietf-ice-trickle in concert with the older ICE implementation.
In order to get Cluster 238 published, we need to find some way to rationalize its references to ICE. At a basic level, the ART Area Directors do not believe that it makes sense to publish new documents that refer to an already obsoleted RFC. At the same time, we recognize that there is value in our specifications being informed by running code. For WebRTC, the complexity of the system has led us to a point that we must choose between these principles. Our proposal is to choose the first, while acknowledging the second.
This would result in a request to the RFC editor to update all references to RFC 5245 in the Cluster 238 documents to instead point to RFC 8445. Documents not yet in the RFC editor queue would be updated prior to IESG review. We would further request that the RFC editor add the following text to draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview and draft-ietf-rtcweb-jsep:

While this specification formally relies on [RFC8445], at the time of its publication, the majority of WebRTC implementations support the version of ICE described in [RFC5245], and use a pre-standard version of the trickle ice mechanism described in [RFCXXXX]. The use of the "ice2" attribute defined in [RFC8445] can be used to detect the version in use by a remote endpoint and to provide a smooth transition from the older specification to the newer one. 
RFC 8445 would be a normative reference for both documents, while RFC 5245 would be informative. 
There is one more minor complication, in that draft-ietf-mmusic-sdp-mux-attributes (which currently points to RFC 5245) is intended to be an exhaustive list of the SDP attributes defined in the documents it lists, and RFC 8445 adds a new "ice2" attribute that was not present in RFC 5245. For this reason, we would also ask the RFC Editor to add a new row to the table in draft-ietf-mmusic-sdp-mux-attributes section 5.12, as follows:

   +-------------------+---------------------------+-------+-----------+
   | Name              | Notes                     | Level | Mux       |
   |                   |                           |       | Category  |
   +-------------------+---------------------------+-------+-----------+
   | ice2              | Not Impacted              | S     | NORMAL    |
   |                   |                           |       |           |
   +-------------------+---------------------------+-------+-----------+

For clarity, the affected documents are as follows.
The following documents would be updated to reference RFC 8445 prior to IESG evaluation:
• draft-ietf-clue-datachannel
• draft-ietf-clue-signaling 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-security 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-arch 

The following documents would be updated to reference RFC 8445 by the RFC Editor:
• draft-ietf-mmusic-mux-exclusive
• draft-ietf-mmusic-sctp-sdp 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-alpn 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-data-channel 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-rtp-usage 

The following documents would be updated to reference RFC 8445 and have the text proposed above added to them:
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-jsep 
• draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview 

The following document would be updated to reference RFC 8445 by the RFC Editor, and include a new row for "ice2" in its Section 5.12, as described above:
• draft-ietf-mmusic-sdp-mux-attributes 

This message is cross-posted to the affected working groups. Because the issue at hand has impact across several different groups, we ask that all follow-up discussion take place on mailto:art@ietf.org. Thank you.
/Adam on behalf of the ART Area Directors
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[1] https://www.rfc-editor.org/cluster_info.php?cid=C238
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