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Re: [saag] [Ietf-http-auth] Next step on web phishing draft (draft-hartman-webauth-phishing-05.txt)

From: Bernard Aboba <aboba@internaut.com>
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2007 23:52:18 +0000
To: Eric Rescorla <ekr@networkresonance.com>
Cc: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, ietf-http-auth@osafoundation.org, discuss@apps.ietf.org, saag@mit.edu, ietf@ietf.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0709081650460.9520@internaut.com>

> I object to this procedure.
> This document has already had an IETF Last Call, where it failed to
> achieve consensus. At this point, it doesn't need additional last
> calls to "make sure that people agree with Sam", but rather to go back
> to the authors to try to build support in the community. Not liking
> the result of the previous Last Call is not a sufficient basis for
> issuing another one.
> At some point in the future, it may be appropriate to issue another
> consensus call, but since this is not a WG mailing list--indeed, the
> IESG has twice declined to charter a WG in this area--nor are you the
> chair, it doesn't seem to me that you have standing to do that. When
> that time comes, I would expect the IESG to designate an appropriate
> time and place.

I agree with EKR here.  Failed consensus is failed consensus.  RFC 2026 
does not support the process that has been recommended here. 
Received on Sunday, 9 September 2007 08:47:45 UTC

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