Re: [tsvwg] New Version of draft-ietf-tsvwg-transport-encrypt (12)

Gorry Fairhurst <gorry@erg.abdn.ac.uk> Mon, 16 March 2020 09:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tsvwg] New Version of draft-ietf-tsvwg-transport-encrypt (12)
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Catching-up just on the following: We could strongly agree that 
ossification is an impediment about which there has been a general 
growing awareness. I do not mind changing the words here at all:

On 13/03/2020 16:20, Eric Rescorla wrote:
> In the first passage, the use "in response to perceptions" creates
> the impression that ossification is just some people's opinion,
> whereas it seems to me that it is a commonly understood fact of


e.g.:

OLD:

       One motive to encrypt transport headers is in response to
       perceptions that the network has become ossified, since traffic
       inspecting middleboxes prevent new protocols and mechanisms from
       being deployed.

NEW:

       One motive to encrypt transport headers is in response to
       growing awareness of the implications of network ossification 
from traffic
       inspecting middleboxes that prevent new protocols and mechanisms from
       being deployed.

... or make a suggestion?

Gorry