[rfc-i] Signing RFCs

SM sm at resistor.net
Wed Jun 29 02:24:47 PDT 2011


At 17:15 28-06-2011, John R Levine wrote:
>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.

Agreed.  The crypto is about giving the users a sense of trust.  The 
IAB is aware of how much credence is given to letterheads. :-)

Regards,
-sm




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