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Re: Privacy extensions to Stateless Address Autoconf



On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Suresh Krishnan wrote:
> "The random interface identifier generation algorithm, as described in
> this document, uses MD5 as the hash algorithm. The node MAY use another
> algorithm instead of MD5 to produce the random interface identifier."

OK.
 
> >> * I have added a reference to draft-ietf-ipsec-esp-ah-algorithms-02
> >
> >I don't think we want to do that.  This document is supposed to be
> >going from PS to DS.  Adding a reference to an I-D will delay
> >publication until all references are RFC's.  And if the above
> >draft is Normative, it has to be at the same (DS) level.
> 
> Agreed. Since we are no longer mandating what algorithm to use, I will
> remove this reference.

However, I don't see a problem with having the draft as an Informative
reference.  That might influence which algorithm the implementor
selects.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings


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