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RE: Progress on RADIUS Extension for Digest Authentication
Nelson, David <> wrote:
>> Okay. So lets get this draft into last call right away.
> Which draft? The keywrap draft? We haven't reached consensus
> it should be a WG work item yet,
Has anybody called for consensus from the WG? It's incredibly
difficult to reach something without moving your hand...
> although Bernard has suggested that
> it should be, and it seems to address a valid issue (NIST/FIPS
> approved algorithms).
> Perhaps we ought to follow your earlier suggestion and use the
> existing Message-Authenticator Attribute in the Digest
> draft (as it is a short-term dependency for 3GPP2). We could then
> let the keywrap draft take its course, hopefully eliciting more
> review and comment on the list than heretofore.
I like this plan! Let's 1) rubberstamp a flawed document, insuring
2) either massive upgrades or (more likely) non-action later because
3) we can't make a decision on anything of substance in less than 2
> -- Dave
Hope this helps,
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