[cabfpub] Fwd: [pkix] Is it time for a pkix extensions (or similar) wg?

Phillip Hallam-Baker philliph at comodo.com
Fri Feb 5 17:06:40 UTC 2016

FYI, forwarded on behalf of the IETF SECAD.

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie>
> Subject: [pkix] Is it time for a pkix extensions (or similar) wg?
> Date: February 5, 2016 at 6:56:29 AM EST
> To: pkix <pkix at ietf.org>
> Hiya,
> We seem to be seeing a number of drafts that folks are
> writing that define new certificate extensions or that
> want to update/modify PKIX specs.
> Do folks think it is now time to form a working group
> to process those?
> If no, please say why.
> If yes, please say what draft(s) and propose any other
> scoping. If you know of people who are or would implement
> and deploy, that is very useful information. (It is fine
> to say "I think we should work on topic <foo>" but it is
> *much* better if you can point at a draft you've written
> about <foo> and say that you or someone is implementing
> that and that it'll get deployed.)
> If you think this requires face to face discussion at
> IETF95 (e.g. to tease out scope) please say that too.
> We still have a couple of weeks before the BoF deadline
> and if a short session is needed that can be arranged.
> Note though that there is no need to have such a BoF
> session to form a WG, if everything is clear already.
> FWIW, my impression is that we do seem to have a handful
> of drafts where folks seem willing to do the work and
> where the work might be (or has been) implemented. So
> if there's enough interest, I'd be supportive of forming
> a (hopefully:-) short-lived, tightly scoped, WG to handle
> that work.
> Cheers,
> S.
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