Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-housley-sow-author-statistics-00

Warren Kumari <> Mon, 21 September 2015 17:58 UTC

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I had not seen this draft until now, but I wanted to quickly insert myself
into the conversation to thank Jari again for having provided these tools
for so long.
I have found  them to be incredibly helpful - it's about the only way I
know what drafts I have active, and what I need to do next...

It will be great to have this in the datatracker if Jari cannot continue to
run it on

On Monday, September 21, 2015, Brian Weis (bew) <> wrote:

> I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's
> ongoing effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG.
> These comments were written primarily for the benefit of the security area
> directors. Document editors and WG chairs should treat these comments just
> like any other last call comments.
> This draft outlines requirements for a statement of work to provide
> statistics about RFCs, Internet-Drafts, and their authors. There are no
> particular security considerations to the statement of work. There are also
> no privacy considerations that I can see, insomuch that the results will
> formalize the existing tools that gather statistics, and the statistics are
> gathered from previously published documents.
> I consider this draft to be Ready to publish.
> Brian
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad idea in
the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair of