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Re: [Ipsec] draft-solinas-ui-suites-00.txt
At 10:25 AM +0200 12/18/06, Yoav Nir wrote:
If that were true, than VPN-A and VPN-B would be called VPN-3DES and VPN-AES.
That was discussed. However, people preferred VPN-A and VPN-B. If you
feel strongly about this, feel free to create a new document with
These names are not for the "community", they're for people who buy
and install VPN devices. I think only a small fraction of these has
ever heard of Suite B.
Fully agree. But it is not expected that the new algorithms will be
installed in all devices, only in those who care about using these
algorithms. Thus, it seems sensible to let those people choose its
At 2:16 PM +0200 12/18/06, Tero Kivinen wrote:
And half of those who had heard about the Suite B probably belives it
is same thing than VPN-B UI suite.
All the more reason to make these new names as explicit as possible.
Before we get upset about the new names, please understand that there
has been almost no uptake on the current VPN-A and VPN-B names
(including from either Yoav's or Tero's companies, I believe). The
idea of UI suites is still sound, but it is not like we can say how
any changes will affect users, given that virtually no users have
seen the current suites in use.
--Paul Hoffman, Director
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