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Re: explicitly authenticated proxy: new draft

From: Salvatore Loreto <salvatore.loreto@ericsson.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:14:21 +0000
To: "Smith, Kevin, (R&D) Vodafone Group" <Kevin.Smith@vodafone.com>
CC: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BF7C75A1-503E-43D8-AE2B-D9F279479806@ericsson.com>
thanks a lot for the very good suggestions

br
Salvatore

On Jun 17, 2014, at 6:28 PM, "Smith, Kevin, (R&D) Vodafone Group" <Kevin.Smith@vodafone.com> wrote:

> Hi Salvatore,
> 
> Some feedback on the Abstract and section 1 of the draft. I'll provide any feedback on the remaining sections later in the week. Should any of these be approved, let me know if I can help with the editing.
> 
> Cheers!
> Kevin
> 
> Throughout: Suggest to change 'http://' to 'http' (since http is the name of the URI scheme). Same for https:// to 'https'
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> ## Abstract: I think most of this can be explained in the introduction, and that we simply define the scope here:
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> --start--
> Abstract
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> This document specifies the behaviour of an Explicitly Authenticated proxy as an intermediary of TLS-protected 'http' traffic over HTTP/2.
> --end--
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> ## Add new section on goals/non-goals. i.e. why we are doing this, and what we are not doing
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> --start--
> Goals and non-goals
> The primary goal is to define an intermediary to TLS-protected 'http' traffic, that operates with the knowledge 
> and explicit consent of the user
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> Non-goals are to define an intermediary for unprotected 'http' traffic over both HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2, and for 'https' URIs. However the intermediary's expected behaviour for these cases is listed for completeness.
> --end--
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> ## Introduction (section 1). This is all good text but often repeats what is being discussed in the three referenced RFCs, which you have summarised well: so I suggest to remove the three explanatory paragraphs above 'Several drafts analysing[...]'.
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> Also for the last line of this section, needs to be explicit that this is TLS-protected http URIs:
> --start--
> This draft explicitly narrows down the general discussion to the role of Proxy as an intermediary of TLS-protected 'http' URIs over HTTP/2
> --end--
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