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  1. IETF-59, Seoul, S. Korea March 2, 2004 Chair: Derek Atkins <derek@ihtfp.com> List: ietf-openpgp@imc.org Subscribe: ietf-openpgp-request@imc.org OpenPGP Working Group

  2. Agenda • Introductions • Appoint a Secretary (2 mins) • Call for Agenda Changes (1 min) • draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis • Status (2 mins) • Open issues (40 mins) • Rechartering • Updated Milestones (15 mins)

  3. rfc2440bis status • The editor is not here. • -09 is out • Still many open issues

  4. List of Issues • Clarification needed on compressed messages • Creator: David Shaw • Desc: the spec is inconsistent in handling COMPRESS(LITERAL + LITERAL) • Resolution: closed (fixed)

  5. List of issues • Non-textual User Ids • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: change user IDs to UTF-8 only • Status: closed (fixed)

  6. List of Issues • Shamir's Discrete Logarithm Hash • Created by: vedaal • Desc: include SDLH in OpenPGP • Status: closed (no consensus to include)

  7. List of Issues • Comment Length and Format • Created by: Ian Grigg • Desc: long comments can be line-wrapped and/or misinterpretted. • Status: closed (no consensus for any changes)

  8. Open Issues • Signature woes and reconciliation • Created by: Hal Finney • Desc: trouble calculating the hash to verify a v3 DSA one-pass signature. • Suggested text: add “in the same hash context” or pseudocode • Resolution: open (text supplied)

  9. Open Issues • Trailing White Space issue(s) • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: question about ignoring trailing whitespace for textmode signed messages, and the status of a tab character. • Question: ok to just strip chars < 0x20? Where? • Status: open (need text)

  10. Open Issues • Using IDEA in the v3-v4 algorithm conflict • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: a problem with the algorithm for backwards compatibility with RFC1991 when trying to use something other than IDEA. • Status: open (need text)

  11. Open Issues • 3rd party signatures in a one-pass signed message • Created by: poiboy at safe-mail and David Shaw • Desc: there is no language in the draft specifying how a 0x50 3rd party or notary signature is handled. • Status: open (text supplied)

  12. Open Issues • Need to obsolete RFC1991 • Created by: Alfred H?nes • Desc: RFC1991 was never obsoleted by RFC2440 • Suggested text: obsolete rfc1991, 2440 • Status: open (text supplied)

  13. Open Issues • Back-signatures from a signing subkey onto the primary key • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: need to describe how to sign the primary key from the subkey • Status: open (text supplied)

  14. Open Issues • Non UTF-8 Text in Message Body • Created by: Felix Storm • Desc: Is it allowed to encode the message body in any other character set than UTF-8 without using the “Charset” armor header key? • Status: open (need text)

  15. Open Issues • Remove Elgamal signatures (type 20 keys) • Created by: Werner Koch • Desc: remove type 20 keys from the specification • Status: open (text supplied)

  16. Open Issues • Partial length chunks and 5-byte lengths • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: Section 4.2.2.4 (Partial Body Lengths) is inconsistent in its explicit statement of valid length encodings. • Status: open (text supplied)

  17. Open Issues • “cleartext signatures” naming consistency • Created by: Ian Grigg • Desc: multiple terms are used to name “cleartext signatures” -- we should be consistent and call them “cleartext” (the dominant form) • Status: open (text supplied)

  18. Open Issues • MDC Inconsistency in bis-09 • Created by: David Shaw • Desc: sections 5.13 and 5.14 are inconsistent about what gets hashed. (5.14 apparantly incorrect) • Status: open (text supplied)

  19. Open Issues • Secret Key Packet Formats • Created by: Kazu Yamamoto • Desc: editorial clarifications of 5.5.3 • Status: open (text supplied)

  20. Rechartering (update milestones) • Our milestones are out of date • Suggested changes: • Submit 2440bis to IESG (as PROPOSED): May 04 • Submit multiple sig draft to IESG (as PROPOSED): Aug 04 • Begin RFC2440bis and PGP/MIME Interop testing: Aug 04 • Advance 2440bis to DRAFT: Feb 05