Last Call Review of draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-07
review-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-07-genart-lc-dunbar-2019-01-06-00

Request Review of draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 11)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2019-01-04
Requested 2018-12-21
Authors Ben Harris, Loganaden Velvindron
Draft last updated 2019-01-06
Completed reviews Opsdir Last Call review of -07 by Sheng Jiang (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -07 by Catherine Meadows (diff)
Genart Last Call review of -07 by Linda Dunbar (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -09 by Linda Dunbar (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Linda Dunbar
State Completed
Review review-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-07-genart-lc-dunbar-2019-01-06
Reviewed rev. 07 (document currently at 11)
Review result Ready with Issues
Review completed: 2019-01-06

Review
review-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-07-genart-lc-dunbar-2019-01-06

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Document: draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-??
Reviewer: Linda Dunbar
Review Date: 2019-01-06
IETF LC End Date: 2019-01-04
IESG Telechat date: Not scheduled for a telechat

Summary:

This document proposes two names for public key algorithms (which are specified by other RFCs): ssh-ed25519 & ssh-ed448

Major issues:

There is no "Standard" being specified by this document. The document has a few sentences to explain "public key algorithm for use with SSH in accordance with RFC4253, RFC4251" and give a name. and One sentence to say "Signatures are generated according to the procedure in RFC8032". 

I don't understand why it is "Standard Track" document, non do I understand why it is a WG document. Does it take a whole WG to come out with a name for an algorithm specified in an RFC? 

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Nits/editorial comments: 


Linda Dunbar