[secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-tzdist-service-09

Joseph Salowey <joe@salowey.net> Thu, 02 July 2015 05:19 UTC

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Subject: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-tzdist-service-09
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First, I apologize for the late review. It appears that you may have
already had a secdir review from the revision notes, but I could not find
the review in my archive.

In general it seems the document is in good shape and understandable. I
think the document is ready with nits.  Here are a few minor issues:

1) it might be useful to add something about what is in scope and out of
scope for this document.  What I have in mind is to state the assumption
that the TZ data has been securely transmitted from the contributors to the
publishers to the root provider with its integrity intact and that the
servers are expected to maintain the integrity of the data.

2) It might be useful to qualify the 3rd paragraph as applicable when
discovery is done through DNS SRV records.

Cheers,

Joe