IFX Mail Archive: Re: IFX> IETF 46 QUALDOCS BOF - Charter Bashing

IFX Mail Archive: Re: IFX> IETF 46 QUALDOCS BOF - Charter Bashing

Re: IFX> IETF 46 QUALDOCS BOF - Charter Bashing

Graham Klyne (GK@Dial.pipex.com)
Sun, 31 Oct 1999 18:02:08 +0000

At 16:41 29/10/99 -0500, Richard Shockey wrote:
>One of my proposed agenda items is charter bashing so here is a modest
>revision of the previous charter with new Milestones.
>
>Comments ARE appreciated.

A couple came to mind...

>Non-Repudiable Proof of Delivery (Receipt Notification).

"Non-repudiation" seems to be something of a rathole (see PKIX discussions)
-- I suggest that references be dropped. E.g. the above is statd as:

#Proof of Delivery (Receipt Notification).

>Proposed solutions:
>
>Proposed solutions should not impose undue burdens on implementers in order
>that the protocol should be available on a wide variety of devices and
systems.
>
>The group will take note of other areas within the IETF that may have
>direct bearing on reliable document delivery.
>
>Relevant areas include:
>
>- Security, Authentication and Encryption (TLS, etc)
>- Sender Identification (vCard)
>- RFC 2301 File Formats
>- Digital Signatures and Certificates

Also?

- RESCAP
- IMPP
- ENUM

>Goals and Milestones:
>
>Feb 2000 : Submit Internet Draft of Goals and Objectives for Quality
>Document Distribution or submit addendum to RFC 2542 (Goals and Terminology
>for Internet Fax)

Haven't we already done this? Do you mean "Submit ... for publication as
informational RFC?

>June 2000 : Submit Internet Draft for Quality Document Distribution Gateway
>Services (Based on Selected Protocols)

How long is a piece of string? Gateway to *what*?

#g

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Graham Klyne
(GK@ACM.ORG)