On 09/19/2016 05:19 AM, Tom Henderson wrote:



On Sun, 18 Sep 2016, Robert Moskowitz wrote:

I cannot remember why we mandated HIP_SIGNATURE in UPDATE packet, particularly when we have the HIP_MAC. Sec 5.3.5 in 7401.

I am sure we had a good reason, but I am not finding it....

For middleboxes; this dates back to section 6.1.1 of
https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nikander-hip-mm-00

Ah yes, those nasty guys in the middle by policy. In a perfect IPv6 mobile world they don't exist, but we know otherwise...

Thanks for the refresher.

Bob

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