Re: [TLS] Last Call: draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext (Additional Random

Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> Thu, 22 April 2010 00:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Last Call: draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext (Additional Random
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Martin:

I do not agree with your summary.

The question asked was whether the TLSG wanted to take on the document.
 That answer was 'no'.

Russ

On 4/21/2010 6:05 PM, Martin Rex wrote:
> The IESG wrote:
>>
>> The IESG has received a request from an individual submitter to consider 
>> the following document:
>>
>> - 'Additional Random Extension to TLS '
>>    <draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext-01.txt> as a Proposed Standard
> 
> 
> I'm somewhat confused to see a Last Call for this proposal.
> 
> We had a discussion on this document on the TLS WG mailing list and
> determined that this proposal is completely unable to achieve
> the stated goal.  This extension is completely bogus.
> 
> The accompanying document draft-hoffman-tls-master-secret-input-01.txt
> may have some useful purpose for some unspoken environments, but
> draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext-01.txt is definitely NOT among those.
> 
> -Martin
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