[rfc-i] Signing RFCs

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Wed Jun 29 11:05:51 PDT 2011



On 6/29/2011 10:32 AM, Russ Housley wrote:
> Joe:
>
>> It depends on whether the answer also means that signing our own is "nonzero cost with no provable value" too.
>
> There are many more I-Ds than RFCs.  The IETF Secretariat has been signing the I-Ds with very little hassle.

Right, but do we know what the value to that is for any of these issues 
(subpoenae, etc.), vs., e.g., HTTPS with a traceable CA (which doesn't 
require signing each doc individually)?

Joe


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