Re: [sidr] Alissa Cooper's Discuss on draft-ietf-sidr-rpki-oob-setup-06: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

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I was going to wait for the author, but he has been out sick this week… ☹

Picking up from Benoit’s comment – the use of “protocol” is misleading.  What is described is a process that can be followed and the necessary information exchanged “to simplify configuration…by setting up relationships and exchanging keying material used to authenticate those relationships.”



On 1/17/17, 1:00 PM, "Alissa Cooper" <<>> wrote:


(1) I agree with Mirja that this document seems to be missing the actual
protocol specification, unless Section 6 is meant to provide the
normative specification of how the messages are to be exchanged. Is it?
If so, I would expect that to be explicit in the document.

(2) If there is in fact supposed to be a protocol specified here, I have
the same question as I had on draft-ietf-sidr-publication, which is how
do the entities migrate from one version to another and do version