RFC 4398 (was: RFC 2538bis)

This page contains resources related to revising RFC 2538. With the publication of RFC 4398, this project is now finished.

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Documents

See also the IETF I-D tracker records.

Implementations

Version 1.4.3 and later of GnuPG support CERT RRs.

Chronology

2006-03-31
RFC 4398 was announced!
2006-03-14
Posted a proposal on how to solve David's problem.
2006-01-28
David Shaw implemented CERT RRs for gpg, and found a problem. I asked the WG about what to do about indirect types.
2006-01-12
The IANA found a problem in the document, and I proposed a resolution of it.
2005-10-10 ... 2005-10-18
Addressed IESG review comments and answered questions about the document. Submitted -09.
2005-09-29
Submitted -08.
2005-09-24
Pekka Savola suggested to add a "reference" column to the IANA table. Incorporated the suggestion and prepared -08.
2005-09-23
Received note about missing IANA considerations from Ólafur Guđmundsson, so I added the reference column and submitted -07.
2005-09-15
For the past days, discussed and incorporated last-call fixes for -06. The last call comments from Edward Lewis and Pekka Savola, as well as the post-last call comments from Peter Koch and Marcos Sanz has been resolved. Handling the last call comment from Douglas Otis remains, although some fixes to address it has been added.
2005-09-08
Submitted -05.
2005-09-06
Received two more comments, prepared -05.
2005-08-31
Received and acted on two anonymous review comments made to the IESG forwarded by Sam Hartman. Started working on a WG -05 document.
2005-08-30
Responded to the three last call comments and incorporated some changes. Incorporated fixes for English mistakes received privately from Jason Sloderbeck. Submitted WG -04 document.
2005-08-10
IETF-wide last call issued, ending 2005-08-24.
2005-06-09
Received final writeup feedback from Olaf Kolkman, and prepared -03.
2005-06-01
A status update was posted.
2005-05-20
Edited and submitted WG -02 document.
2005-04-20
A WGLC summary was posted.
2005-02-28
WG last call announced for WG -01 document.
2005-02-03
Fixed several things based on feedback from several people, and added "indirect" types as per Ben Laurie's suggestion. WG -01 draft published.
2005-01-24
Incorporated proposed changes and made general improvements, to make the document ready for WG last call.
2005-01-03
Draft -01 published in IETF I-D repository.
2005-01-02
Incorporated received suggestions and prepared -01. Asked the DNSEXT WG to continue review of it, and proposed solutions to all open issues.
2004-11-06
Asked the OpenPGP WG, and the PKIX WG, to review the relevant sections.
2004-10-16
Asked the DNSEXT WG to review the document.
2004-10-14
Draft -00 published in IETF I-D repository.
2004-09-15
Converted 2538 to XML, to be able to compare differences, and had a rough -00 ready.
2004-08-11
Asked 2538 authors in private correspondence whether an update was in progress.

Simon Josefsson