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

Richard Shockey (rshockey@ix.netcom.com)
Sun, 31 Oct 1999 15:50:15 -0600

>
> >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).

Then how would you propose to distinguish this from SMTP DSN/MDN receipt
..which we know is a problem in many cases?

> >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

Yes of course.....

> >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?

Yes Publication....
Will be corrected ASAP.

> >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*?

:-) Gateway to other Messaging Services??? or drop entirely as "out of
scope".. just make sure the QUALDOCS "protocol'" can carry sufficient data
for gateway functions ???

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