Re: [websec] [apps-discuss] AppsDir review of draft-ietf-websec-strict-transport-sec

Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org> Sat, 02 June 2012 13:03 UTC

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[Changed Murray's address to his new one.]

>> Section 3: Are the latter two paragraphs really necessary? I only find
>> such
>> statements useful when minimum conformance is not the same thing as full
>> conformance.
>
> It's apparently helpful for readers with a strong W3C-style spec background.
> I'll leave them in.

It might be a good idea, then, to put something like the following in
at the beginning of the section:

[[IESG Note: This section is for readers with a background in W3C
specification style, of which we expect many.  RFC Editor, please
remove this note before publication.]]

This will avoid the same question/complaint from ADs during IESG evaluation.

I also suggest that you move the 2119 paragraph to the end of the
section, to keep all three compliance-related paragraphs together.

Barry