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Re: [smime] [saag] [Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-turner-md2-to-historic-00.txt]

2010-06-17 12:50:37
Hi Simon,
At 06:31 10-06-10, Simon Josefsson wrote:
1) MD2 is not on the standards track, it is Informational.  I agree with
   wishes to move "poor" documents from the Standards Track to Historic,
   but I'm not sure I see such a big difference between having a "poor"
   document as Informational or Historic.  Especially for a crypto
   algorithm, which the IETF typically does not put on the standards
   track at all.  Is there some precedent for moving Informational to

There's RFC 4223, for example, that reclassifies a non-Standards Track document to Historic. This is more about saying that MD2 should not be used and "Historic" is generally the way to say that.

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