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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis -- call for errata/clarifications to 2617

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 10:20:10 +0200
Message-ID: <465E853A.9010405@gmx.de>
To: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>, Paul Hoffman <phoffman@imc.org>, Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Robert Sayre wrote:
> 
> On 5/31/07, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>>
>> Robert's draft is orthogonal to a 2617 update; the idea of that is to
>> address the need for MTI security.
> 
> My draft is orthogonal to things that are unimplementable, because it
> seeks to document what has actually happened, and why it did. It may

Can somebody please remind me what that draft is? It's not 
<http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-sayre-http-hmac-digest-01>, right?

> My feeling is that the current schemes can be updated by documenting
> the internationalization behavior of popular implementations, but
> nothing else is worth doing.

I think that really needs to be done, and if the charter would restrict 
changes to RFC2617 to do just that, that might be feasible.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 08:20:24 GMT

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