Cancel-Locks in Netnews articles
draft-baeuerle-netnews-cancel-lock-02

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Independent Submission                                       M. Baeuerle
Internet-Draft                                            STZ Elektronik
Intended status: Standards Track                          March 10, 2017
Expires: September 11, 2017

                    Cancel-Locks in Netnews articles
                 draft-baeuerle-netnews-cancel-lock-02

Abstract

   This document defines an extension to the Netnews Article Format that
   may be used to authenticate the cancelling and superseding of
   existing articles.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Conventions Used in This Document . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Author's Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Header Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Cancel-Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Cancel-Key  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Adding an initial Cancel-Lock header field to a proto-
           article . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Extending the Cancel-Lock header field of a proto-article   5
     3.3.  Adding a Cancel-Key header field to a proto-article . . .   6
     3.4.  Check a Cancel-Key header field . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Calculating the key data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   5.  Examples  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   6.  Obsolete Syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     8.1.  Algorithm Name Registration Procedure . . . . . . . . . .  11
     8.2.  Registration of the Netnews Cancel-Lock hash algorithms .  12
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Appendix B.  Document History (to be removed by RFC Editor before
                publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     B.1.  Changes since -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     B.2.  Changes since -00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     B.3.  Changes since draft-ietf-usefor-cancel-lock-01  . . . . .  17
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