Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01

S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com> Sat, 31 May 2014 00:20 UTC

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Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 17:18:37 -0700
To: Stephen Farrell <stephen@tolerantnetworks.com>, "Joseph Salowey (jsalowey)" <jsalowey@cisco.com>
From: S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com>
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Subject: Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01
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Hi Stephen,
At 15:42 30-05-2014, Stephen Farrell wrote:
>Why? Why not just look at the code and write down what that does
>in terms of formatting the input.
>
>If >1 implementation interoperates it can't be that hard.

I had some private discussions about what the source code does to see 
how to turn that into a specification.  The conclusion was that it 
would be non-trivial to write down something acceptable to the 
IETF.  If it was not that hard everybody would be able to do it. :-)

Regards,
S. Moonesamy