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Re: [W3C Web Security IG] Strews report - phase 2

From: Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 14:23:51 -0400
Message-ID: <CAH8yC8kifvPomnizoRizj31zwae4gns2mnAOORYViD752S8Myw@mail.gmail.com>
To: ryan-w3-web-security@sleevi.com
Cc: GALINDO Virginie <virginie.galindo@gemalto.com>, "public-web-security@w3.org" <public-web-security@w3.org>, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 2:22 PM, Ryan Sleevi
<ryan-w3-web-security@sleevi.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 10:57 am, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>>  The treatment of DNS and the section on DNSSEC is very good. It makes
>>  a lot of good points on why browsers are not using information from
>>  DNS for things like CA (CAA Resource Records) and public key pinsets
>>  (SSHFP-like resource records specifying pinsets).
>
> Clarification: CAA is not intended to be used by browsers, and this was
> actively discussed during its standardization. Its intended for use by
> CAs.
>
> I suspect you may have meant DANE (which is for clients).
Actually, NO.

Its security specific context information. I'm happy to use any
security specific context information I can get my hands on.

Jeff
Received on Monday, 18 May 2015 18:24:19 UTC

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