Re: [TLS] [Last-Call] Last Call: <draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09.txt> (Deprecating TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1) to Best Current Practice

"Olle E. Johansson" <oej@edvina.net> Tue, 01 December 2020 15:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] [Last-Call] Last Call: <draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09.txt> (Deprecating TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1) to Best Current Practice
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> On 1 Dec 2020, at 16:21, Salz, Rich <rsalz=40akamai.com@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote:
> 
>>   And how will the people who can ignore it know that it's OK for them to do so?
> 
> Well, frankly, that's not our problem.  If someone is going to blindly insist on RFC conformance and doesn't recognize the wording that says "might not apply to you" ... well, so be it.
> 
> I am more concerned about someone see the "this only applies if you ..." and being wrong.  Or taking a SCADA system and after a couple years it's now "in the cloud." 
> 
> Our goal is to make the Internet work better.

There are too many people out there that break recommendations and standards without us telling them
anything. I don’t think we should encourage or assist them. We should push them forward and help 
them build better solutions and networks.

> Our goal is to make the Internet work better.

+1

/O