[Standards] [Fwd: I-D Action:draft-ietf-sasl-digest-to-historic-00.txt]

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Jul 29 13:34:53 CDT 2008


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Subject: I-D Action:draft-ietf-sasl-digest-to-historic-00.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
directories.
This draft is a work item of the Simple Authentication and Security 
Layer Working Group of the IETF.


	Title           : Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic
	Author(s)       : A. Melnikov
	Filename        : draft-ietf-sasl-digest-to-historic-00.txt
	Pages           : 7
	Date            : 2008-07-29

This memo describes problems with the DIGEST-MD5 Simple
Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism as specified in
RFC 2831.  It recommends that DIGEST-MD5 to be marked as OBSOLETE in
the IANA Registry of SASL mechanisms, and that RFC 2831 be moved to
Historic status.

Note

A revised version of this draft document will be submitted to the RFC
editor as a Proposed Standard for the Internet Community.  Discussion
and suggestions for improvement are requested, and should be sent to
ietf-sasl at imc.org.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-sasl-digest-to-historic-00.txt

Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP at:
ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/


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