Last Call Review of draft-ietf-uta-email-deep-09

Request Review of draft-ietf-uta-email-deep
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 12)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2017-10-13
Requested 2017-09-29
Authors Keith Moore, Chris Newman
Draft last updated 2017-10-15
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -09 by Roni Even (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -09 by Carlos Pignataro (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Roni Even
State Completed
Review review-ietf-uta-email-deep-09-genart-lc-even-2017-10-15
Reviewed rev. 09 (document currently at 12)
Review result Almost Ready
Review completed: 2017-10-15


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Document: draft-ietf-uta-email-deep-??
Reviewer: Roni Even
Review Date: 2017-10-15
IETF LC End Date: 2017-10-13
IESG Telechat date: 2017-10-26

Summary: The document is almost ready to be published as a standard track RFC

Major issues:

Minor issues:
1. In the document I noticed that key words like recommended are sometime written in upper case letters and sometime in lower case. is there a reason?. I suggest that in section 2 reference RFC 8174 and verify that normative text is in upper case letters. 
2. In section 3.3 I think the text suggests transition period of couple of years. I think that it would be better to just say that both mechanisms SHOULD be supported and delete the sentence about transition period. I also wonder why is it a SHOULD and not a MUST, in which case both mechanisms will not be supported.

Nits/editorial comments: 

1. In section 3.4 what is "gracefully close" is there a reference?
2. In section 4  fourth bullet what is near term? I assume that as long as there is no other document that says otherwise MSPs SHOULD also provide it. 
3. In section 4.1 " password sent as cleartext SHOULD be required to change" I think it means "MUST change"