Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#119 closed defect (fixed)

confusing wording about log checking in Introduction

Reported by: kent@… Owned by: katjoyce@…
Priority: major Milestone: review
Component: rfc6962-bis Version:
Severity: - Keywords:


The introduction says “The checking operation is asynchronous to allow TLS connections to proceed without delay, despite network connectivity issues and the vagaries of firewalls.” This seems skewed towards TLS clients (e.g., browsers), yet the beginning of the paragraph seems to be talking about all log clients. There seems to be agreement that a browser ought not request an inclusion proof directly from a log, and there is no standard mechanism defined for acquiring a proof via other means. The sentence above, with its TLS client focus, seems in conflict with these observations.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by katjoyce@…

  • Owner changed from draft-ietf-trans-rfc6962-bis@… to katjoyce@…

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by katjoyce@…

  • Milestone set to review

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by melinda.shore@…

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
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