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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 09:09:20 +1100
Cc: iesg@ietf.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
Message-Id: <D8D647B3-B2FF-49BA-B98A-FF7CF03EB955@mnot.net>
To: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
WFM. Thanks, Peter.

On 02/03/2012, at 4:50 AM, Peter Saint-Andre 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
> -- 
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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