a couple of questions have come up in our deliberations about IPP/1.1. Hope
you can give us some guidance on them.
1) Our current IPP/1.1 drafts state that all IPP/1.1 server side
also MUST support IPP/1.0. Some people have suggested to change that to a
Is it appropriate for an IETF Proposed Standards document to require
compatibility to a version described in an Experimental RFC, using
either MUST or SHOULD, or would that violate current IETF practice?
2) In our current IPP/1.1 we state that it uses the ipp:// scheme rather
http:// scheme used in IPP/1.0. In IPP/1.1, we would like to allow the use
as an OPTION in addition to any mandated IPP/1.1 security.
Will it be OK to also mention the use of SSL3, and the associated https://
in the IPP/1.1 version (assuming that we do not want to create an ipps://
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