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

From: Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:09:15 -0800
Cc: IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>, mnot@mnot.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <A5973A46-EBF7-4333-9AF2-95B11FD1F1AE@vpnc.org>
To: SM <sm@resistor.net>
On Mar 1, 2012, at 10:05 AM, SM wrote:

> At 09:50 01-03-2012, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> If the WG selects zero, how can it meet the goal of choosing at least one scheme?


It doesn't, of course. If the WG doesn't meet that goal, it will be clear at the time, and the WG can ask to recharter for that limited purpose.

--Paul Hoffman
Received on Thursday, 1 March 2012 19:09:57 GMT

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