IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Final Editing Steps for draft-iet

IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Final Editing Steps for draft-iet

RE: IPP> Final Editing Steps for draft-ietf-ipp-ops-set2

From: Scott Hollenbeck (sah@428cobrajet.net)
Date: Sun Aug 01 2004 - 10:46:18 EDT

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    I'll make this change.

    -Scott-

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Michael Sweet [mailto:mike@easysw.com]
    > Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2004 10:17 AM
    > To: carl@manros.com
    > Cc: ipp@pwg.org; Scott Hollenbeck
    > Subject: Re: IPP> Final Editing Steps for draft-ietf-ipp-ops-set2
    >
    >
    > carl@manros.com wrote:
    > > Scott,
    > >
    > > I don't see any harm in changing the text as you have suggested.
    > >
    > > Objections from anybody else on the DL or we are done, not
    > only with
    > > this documents, but with all the original work items of the WG?
    >
    > The only nit I have is that the wording seems to indicate that an
    > implementation that allows different security policies is no
    > longer conformant.
    >
    > I propose changing the "require" to "support" in the following
    > sentence:
    >
    > Therefore, IPP Printer implementations MUST *support* both
    > successful certificate-based TLS [RFC2246] client
    > authentication and successful operator/administrator
    > authorization (see [RFC2911] sections 5.2.7 and 8 and [RFC2910])
    > to perform the administrative operations defined in this
    > document.
    >
    > I think this makes the intent clear: all IPP implementations must at
    > least support TLS+authentication if they provide admin operations,
    > but it does not rule out the use of alternate mechanisms which
    > provide equivalent security.
    >
    > --
    > ______________________________________________________________________
    > Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw dot com
    > Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com
    >



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