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Re: WG Review: Recharter of Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis (httpbis)

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 09:57:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CAHBU6ivBtYxy0_eDZu1YMNfq9+aCz3jGaLTS48+=b4WZGT8OpQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Cc: iesg@ietf.org, mnot@mnot.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> wrote:
> <hat type='AD'/>
>
> On 2/21/12 11:10 AM, IESG Secretary wrote:
>> A modified charter has been submitted for the Hypertext Transfer
>> Protocol Bis (httpbis) working group in the Applications Area of the
>> IETF.  The IESG has not made any determination as yet.  The modified
>> charter is provided below for informational purposes only.  Please send
>> your comments to the IESG mailing list (iesg@ietf.org) by Tuesday,
>> February 28, 2012.
>
> Clearly this rechartering request has triggered a lengthy discussion
> about web authentication. However, the only comment on the charter
> itself Stephen Farrell's noting that this bullet is a bit vague
> (specifically that it does not mention authentication):
>
>> * Reflecting modern security requirements and practices
>
> Stephen and I just had a chat about this matter. He and I came up with a
> proposed paragraph to add after that list of bullet points:
>
>   In the initial phase of work on HTTP/2.0, new proposals
>   for authentication schemes can be made.  The WG will
>   select zero or more of those with a goal of choosing
>   at least one scheme that is better than those available
>   for HTTP/1.x.  Non-selected schemes might be discussed
>   with the IETF Security Area for further work there.
>
> Your comments are welcome.
>
> Peter
>
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