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Re: [IPsec] RFC4307 & ENCR_NULL & USGv6 profile & Roadmap document

From: Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 21 2009 - 20:27:35 GMT
To: "Frankel, Sheila E." <sheila.frankel@nist.gov>, Tero Kivinen <kivinen@iki.fi>, "ipsec@ietf.org" <ipsec@ietf.org>

At 4:08 PM -0400 10/21/09, Frankel, Sheila E. wrote:
>If that's the case, we'll remove the offending statements in the roadmap.

Assuming others remember it as I do (well, after looking at the archive), that would be great.

>Just 2 more questions: even if this was a sloppy document, why is there a separate section for IKE Encrypted Payload algorithms, that contains a subset of the Transform Type 1 (encryption) algorithms?

Because the split happened late in the process when many of us were quite burned out; we didn't review carefully.

> Also, is sloppiness enough to account for both NULL encryption and AES-CTR being specified for IKEv2 - and noone from the WG noticing either?

I think so, unfortunately.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium

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