Re: [websec] WG Last Call on draft-ietf-websec-strict-transport-sec-06 until April-9

Alexey Melnikov <> Sat, 24 March 2012 12:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [websec] WG Last Call on draft-ietf-websec-strict-transport-sec-06 until April-9
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On 21/03/2012 01:21, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> Greetings again. I have read the draft again, and am quite happy that this is moving forwards. Having said that, I have a list of issues that I think need to be dealt with, and a few editorial issues.
> --Paul Hoffman
Hi Paul,
Thanks for very good comments. I am agreeing with all of them except for 
the one thing:
> RFC 2818 is listed as a normative reference, and yet it is Informational.
I disagree with you, it is normative for the definition of HTTPS.
> This will need to be called out in the PROTO report.
This would be fine. RFC 2818 is in the DownRef registry, so it doesn't 
even need to be explicitly called out during IETF LC.
> Alternately, it can be called an informative reference, since one does not need to understand it in order to implement this document.