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

Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> Sat, 05 December 2020 01:46 UTC

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From: Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2020 17:46:06 -0800
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To: Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org>
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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 Fri, Dec 4, 2020 at 4:18 PM Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org> wrote:

>
> This shouldn't stop the IETF from formally deprecating standards which
> are known to be dysfunctional.
>

The disconnect might be around the term "operator", which some might read
as "wiretap enthusiast".

The IETF should of course deprecate these old TLS versions.

thanks,
Rob