[rfc-i] Signing RFCs
John R Levine
johnl at taugh.com
Tue Jun 28 17:15:14 PDT 2011
> Periodically, we receive a subpoena to validate various RFCs. My hope is that digital signature can be used instead of a manual process.
I'm not sure how that follows. You get a subpoena that says something
like "what is RFC 1234?" to which I presume someone responds with a letter
saying "this is RFC 1234" and an attached printout, perhaps all delivered
as a PDF for easy filing. I don't see many courts being satisfied with a
response that directs them to some crypto gobbledygook instead.
This isn't to say that signing has no benefits, but this doesn't strike me
as a likely one.
John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
"I dropped the toothpaste", said Tom, crestfallenly.
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