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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-dane-smtp-with-dane-16

Request Review of draft-ietf-dane-smtp-with-dane
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 19)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2015-05-07
Requested 2015-04-23
Authors Viktor Dukhovni , Wes Hardaker
Draft last updated 2015-05-06
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -16 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -17 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu
State Completed
Review review-ietf-dane-smtp-with-dane-16-genart-lc-romascanu-2015-05-06
Reviewed revision 16 (document currently at 19)
Result Ready with Nits
Completed 2015-05-06

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Reviewer: Dan Romascanu

Review Date: 5/6/15

IETF LC End Date: 5/7/15

IESG Telechat date: (if known)


Ready with minor comments.

I liked the operational considerations section and the security consideration
section – very useful in putting this work in the context of other similar

Major issues:


Minor issues:

As the document uses heavily the term ‘downgrade’ (downgrade attack,
downgrade-resistant) it would be nice to either explain or provide a reference
for what it means in the context of this work.

Nits/editorial comments:

The last paragraph in section 2.2.1, page 15 has a comment marked twice by --.
This may be an editorial left-over to be corrected.