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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Mon, 19 March 2012 09:35 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 2012-03-18 23:31, Tobias Gondrom wrote:
> Hello dear websec fellows,
>
> after reading the feedback, tracker entries and the updates on the HSTS
> draft, the WG chairs and secretary have the impression that the draft is
> in good shape and we like to ask for WG Last Call for this document:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-websec-strict-transport-sec-06
>
> As we are close to the IETF meeting in Paris, this last call will be
> extended to three weeks and close on April-9. Please make a last careful
> review of the draft and submit comments, questions and discuss items for
> this draft ASAP. You can submit them via email to the mailing-list or
> make entries for HSTS in the tracker. If you perceive any major issues,
> it might also make sense to raise them during our meeting in Paris on
> March-26.
>
> Kind regards and thank you,
> ...

I'd like to point out that I still think my concerns over the 
inconsistent use of quoted-string 
(<http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/websec/current/msg01044.html>) 
are valid and not addressed; and I think they should be before you go to 
IETF LC.

Note that since we had a long discussion with Adam Barth about 
quoted-string, Chrome has started supporting it in Content-Disposition, 
and a similar fix for Content-Type is in preparation 
(<http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=103361#c7>).

In <http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/websec/current/msg01045.html> 
Jeff points out that Firefox doesn't support quoted-string in all 
parameters, but IMHO that's a bogus argument because it currently 
doesn't support q-s *at all*; so it will need to be fixed to conform to 
the current spec as well (see 
<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=718409>).

I believe this could be a useful discussion topic for Paris.

Best regards, Julian