Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-csi-proxy-send-04

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> Tue, 14 September 2010 20:33 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-csi-proxy-send-04
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--On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:12:20 AM -0400 Sean Turner 
<turners@ieca.com>; wrote:

>> The new EKU is the proposed way to deal with one comment from Sandy's
>> review of the proxy send document. It seems we could live without, but
>> it would be a somehow inferior solution. I would suggest that unless
>> getting a new EKU is a lot of work, we go ahead with that.
>
> Getting an EKU is pretty easy.  Ask Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com>;
> (cced) for one.  He controls assigning the OID out of the PKIX arc.
> Obvioulsy, you'll need to add some text in the document to explain its
> use.

In fact, it can be even easier than that.  The whole point of using OIDs 
for this is that an EKU can be _any_ OID, not just one out of that arc.  So 
if you have your own arc (or a PEN), you can assign your own OID.

-- Jeff