Last Call Review of draft-ietf-curdle-cms-chacha20-poly1305-04

Request Review of draft-ietf-curdle-cms-chacha20-poly1305
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 06)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2016-12-16
Requested 2016-12-02
Authors Russ Housley
Draft last updated 2017-03-06
Completed reviews Opsdir Last Call review of -04 by Niclas Comstedt (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -04 by Matthew Miller (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -04 by Yoav Nir (diff)
Opsdir Telechat review of -05 by Niclas Comstedt (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -05 by Matthew Miller (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Matthew Miller 
State Completed
Review review-ietf-curdle-cms-chacha20-poly1305-04-genart-lc-miller-2016-12-16
Reviewed rev. 04 (document currently at 06)
Review result Ready
Review completed: 2017-03-06


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Document: draft-ietf-curdle-cms-chacha20-poly1305-04
Reviewer: Matthew A. Miller
Review Date: 2016-12-16
IETF LC End Date: 2016-12-16
IESG Telechat date: N/A


Ready to be published as a Proposed Standards document.

Major issues:  NONE

Minor issues:  NONE

Nits/editorial comments:  NONE


Nits is reporting a downref to RFC 7539 (ChaCha20 and Poly1035).
However it is standard practice for cryptographic algorithm
documents to be Informational rather than Standards Track,
therefore I don't think there's a real concern here.

Nits is also reporting downrefs for X680 and X690, but I believe
these are acceptable as they define ASN.1.