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RE: WG LAST CALL: draft-ietf-smime-rfc2632bis-05.txt

2004-05-06 01:38:14

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Schaad [mailto:jimsch(_at_)nwlink(_dot_)com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 9:50 PM
To: 'Blake Ramsdell'; ietf-smime(_at_)imc(_dot_)org
Subject: RE: WG LAST CALL: draft-ietf-smime-rfc2632bis-05.txt

1.  Do we need to review the  RSA key sizes on certificate 
4096 is soon to be a common key size I think and should be 
supported.  I
don't know that 512 should not be dropped from MUST to SHOULD.

I'm not feeling this one on the 4096 end. I'm leaving it alone for now.
If anyone feels strongly, speak up.

On the 512 end... I think making implementations support 512 is fine.

2.  I just noticed that does not have a corresponding 
section for
RSA.  In point of fact this may now be in CMSALG and 
therefore not needed.
(i.e. remove

Agreed -- this is covered in [KEYMALG]. Removed.