[secdir] secdir review of draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext

Samuel Weiler <weiler@watson.org> Thu, 03 June 2010 04:37 UTC

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Subject: [secdir] secdir review of draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext
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I don't have much to add to the discussion of this draft (and the 
related draft-hoffman-tls-master-secret-input-01) that happened on the 
IETF list already.

At a first pass, I'm a fan of at least adding an applicability 
statement; the current draft doesn't say much to implementors about 
why they might or might not want to use this extension.  And, putting 
myself in those shoes, I think I'd find the existence of this draft 
more confusing than helpful.

And I observe quite a bit of opposition to publication of this doc on 
the IETF list.

-- Sam