[anonsec] Fwd: [openikev2-announce] New versions released !!!
kent at bbn.com
Mon Jul 30 09:30:02 PDT 2007
At 11:00 AM -0500 7/30/07, Nicolas Williams wrote:
>On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 10:58:54AM -0400, Stephen Kent wrote:
>> At 4:55 PM -0500 7/27/07, Yoav Nir wrote:
>> >As long as it's running code...
>> Windows is running code too, but it's not an IETF standard :-).
>Implementations aren't, though they might be standards compliant, but
>since the IETF doesn't have any sort of compliance testing, compliance
>is up to the vendors to test for and up to the customers to test for and
or to have third-party labs validate.
> > If CheckPoint wants to declare something it implemented as being
>> BTNS, despite the lack of an IESG-approved document, and in light of
>> the ongoing changes to the document, I guess it's a good marketing
>> ploy, if not good IETF behavior.
>It happens a lot in the IETF. For at least some Internet protocols
>vendors have shipped long before the RFCs issued.
note my distinction between RFC issuance vs. IESG approval. Once the
IESG approves a document is may take many months (it used to be as
long as a year) for the RFC to be issued, but the substance of the
standard is fixed.
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