[rfc-i] digital signatures in documents

Russ Housley housley at vigilsec.com
Sat Sep 29 08:46:28 PDT 2012


>>> What I very much would like to see however is the electronic signatures
>>> be embedded in the document.
>>> 
>> A big -1 to that. They add no value to 99.999% of people reading an RFC,
>> and some software will mark RFCs that have inconsequential bits flipped as
>> "invalid" or "dangerous" or some such.

I support digital signatures on RFCs, but like I-Ds, I think that detached signature are a better approach.  See http://www.ietf.org/id-info/idsignatures.html.

Russ


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