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

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Sat, 28 November 2020 15:13 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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Hiya,

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

> TLS 1.2 was given a "v" for version; the others not.

Ack,

> §2 ¶1 cites RFC 7457 twice with hyperlinks.
> 
> The document references in square brackets link directly to the documents;
> elsewhere in the document, many square-bracketed document references are
> intra-document links to §10, though RFC references seem mostly to be direct
> (i.e., not intra-document). Perhaps all square-bracketed links should be
> intra-document links to §10? RFC 7322
> <https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7322.html> seems adopt the same seemingly
> arbitrary (some links are direct; some intra-document) hyperlinking without any
> related etiquette guidance.

Those links are tool-generated and not part of the document
source. I'll double check but I think the change required
there is a tooling change and nothing to do with this draft.

Thanks,
S.


> 
> Regards,
> 
> Gary
> 
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