Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-dnsext-5395bis

Samuel Weiler <weiler@watson.org> Thu, 06 January 2011 18:04 UTC

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Looking at David Harrington's DISCUSS, I'll let someone else address 
the substance, but I observe that there are basically no changes in 
these sections from RFC5393.

-- Sam

On Wed, 5 Jan 2011, Samuel Weiler 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.
>
> 5395 made some pretty big changes in how DNS RR types are assigned.
> This update is trivial by comparison.  It was mainly triggered by the change 
> in the DNSEXT WG mailing list name, which had been hard coded into 5395. 
> Other changes are editorial (e.g. removing the list of differences between 
> 5395 and 2929).
>
> The doc has no particular security impact.
>
> I have no objections.
>
> -- Sam