Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-httpbis-legally-restricted-status-04.txt

joel jaeggli <joelja@bogus.com> Fri, 27 November 2015 23:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-httpbis-legally-restricted-status-04.txt
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On 11/27/15 2:53 PM, Donald Eastlake wrote:
> Although I assume it is supposed to be a joke, this is not an April 1st draft.
> 
> I think it is an extremely bad idea to use, as an example, a real
> geographic region where people are dying due to conflict and to use an
> organization name which sounds like it could plausibly exist in that
> area. I do not consider the deaths in this region to be funny. See RFC
> 3797 for two examples of more clearly fictitious nation state names.

While I think the Life of Brian rises to the level of basic cultural
literacy, it's probably all the way around if it is simply a generic
example.

> Thanks,
> Donald
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>  Donald E. Eastlake 3rd   +1-508-333-2270 (cell)
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> 
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 11:45 AM, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 26 Nov 2015, at 5:43 PM, Paul Wouters <paul@nohats.ca> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Thu, 26 Nov 2015, Yoav Nir wrote:
>>>
>>>>> I just wonder why did the example singled out "the People's Front of
>>>>> Judea", and did not include "the Judean People's Front", "the Judean
>>>>> Popular People's Front", "the Campaign for a Free Galilee", and "the
>>>>> Popular Front of Judea".... :-)
>>>>
>>>> Because the only people we hate more than the Romans, are the fucking Judean People's Front.
>>>
>>> Please people! We are _all_ individuals!
>>
>> I’m not.
>>
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