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RE: Last Call: Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1 to Proposed Standard

From: Jeffrey Schiller <jis@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 20:27:57 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <19991013.19260100@rw-177.mit.edu>
To: "Scott Lawrence" <lawrence@agranat.com>
CC: "Jeffrey Schiller" <jis@mit.edu>, "IETF Transport Layer Security WG" <ietf-tls@lists.consensus.com>, "Rohit Khare" <rohit@ics.uci.edu>, "Http-Wg@Hplb. Hpl. Hp. Com" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> > [3] definitely appears to be normative. Can we get Eric's Document
> > advanced (This question is to the working group)?

> [3] documents existing practice for https

However this is still a normative reference, meaning that you need to 
have this document to understand what is being discussed. That is why 
I suggested that Eric's document be reviewed by the WG and submitted 
as a Proposed Standard.

> [5] is noted because it defines an HTTP status code - we could remove 
it
> from this document and let them add an entry to the registry we are
> creating.
> [8] is an expired draft, referenced only because it was the original
> description - this document replaces it as far as standards track is
> concerned.

These are not a problem.

				-Jeff
Received on Monday, 18 October 1999 14:39:17 EDT

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