Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-httpbis-http2-16

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Thu, 15 January 2015 23:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-httpbis-http2-16
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On 15 January 2015 at 12:22, Chris Lonvick <lonvick.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just as a "ni" (it's less than a "nit" ;-), should the list of prohibited
> cipher suites become an IANA registry?  Doing so would make it easier to
> authoritatively add to it, and others may be interested in referencing the
> list.

We can't add to the list.  If we did that, we would create the
potential for disagreement between peers about what can generate
"INADEQUATE_SECURITY" and what cannot.

The document is therefore the best place for the list.