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

Gary Gapinski <ietf@garygapinski.com> Mon, 14 December 2020 19:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Last Call: <draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09.txt> (Deprecating TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1) to Best Current Practice
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On 11/28/20 10:13 AM, Stephen Farrell wrote:
Hiya,

On 28/11/2020 04:39, Gary Gapinski wrote:
Looking at https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09" rel="nofollow">https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09
https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09" rel="nofollow"><https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-oldversions-deprecate-09> §2:

   * §2 ¶5 has «TLS 1.3, specified in TLSv1.3 [RFC8446]…».
   * §2 ¶4 has «TLSv1.2, specified in RFC5246 [RFC5246]…»
   * §2 ¶3 has «TLS 1.1, specified in [RFC4346]…»

Were these variant ( specified in plaintext+[link], specified in link+[link],
specified in [link] ) citation forms deliberate?

Nope. We'll make 'em more consistent.

There are still "double cites" — …RFCnnnn [RFCnnnn]… — visible in the draft 10 HTML. Perhaps an RFC tooling problem as you had suspected.