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Re: [CHANNEL-BINDING] Re: draft-ietf-sasl-gs2 AD review comments
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 07:26:04PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> I just had a quick phone call with Nico.
> He's still been thinking about this from the API standpoint. I was
> asking him why we wanted to support separate slots in the protocol for
> channel binding type and channel binding data.I didn't understand the
> complexity. During the conversation it became clear that Nico
> believed that at the end of the day you want to end up with a channel
> binding type, a colon and some stuff. I like that too. I don't care
> how it works in the API at all.
> I propose we accomplish this by adding the following requirement:
> "Under this framework, channel bindings MUST start with the channel
> binding unique prefix followed by a colon (ASCII 0x3A).
I second this. Note: Sam's text should be added to either the third
bullet item in page 7, or as a separate item below it.
NOTE: draft-williams-on-channel-binding is now in AUTH48.