Last Call Review of draft-merkle-tls-brainpool-02

Request Review of draft-merkle-tls-brainpool
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 04)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2013-07-16
Requested 2013-06-28
Authors Johannes Merkle, Manfred Lochter
Draft last updated 2013-07-01
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -02 by Roni Even (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -04 by Roni Even
Secdir Last Call review of -02 by Simon Josefsson (diff)
Secdir Telechat review of -04 by Simon Josefsson
Assignment Reviewer Roni Even 
State Completed
Review review-merkle-tls-brainpool-02-genart-lc-even-2013-07-01
Reviewed rev. 02 (document currently at 04)
Review result Ready
Review completed: 2013-07-01


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Reviewer: Roni Even

Review Date:2013–6–30

IETF LC End Date: 2013-7–23

IESG Telechat date: 


Summary: This draft is almost ready for publication as Standard track RFC




Major issues:


Minor issues:


In section 1 you reference TLS 1.0 and 1.1 usage based on RFC 4492. 

What about TLS 1.2 usage specified in RFC5246 A.7




Nits/editorial comments:

In section 3 the  registry name is EC Named Curve

In section 3 change “suitability” to “suitable”