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

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@oracle.com> Fri, 04 June 2010 19:09 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext
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On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 12:37:05AM -0400, Samuel Weiler wrote:
> 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.

Do the ADs need to see a summary of commentary on this (and the other,
associated I-D, draft-hoffman-tls-master-secret-input)?

Nico
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