Telnet Encryption Drafts

(February 3, 1998) The following drafts have just been submitted the I-D directories. They represent a proposed way of doing telnet encryption. There are a number of interoperating implementations that have been based on these specifications, but for a number of reasons, including lack of time of interested parties, the original drafts never got formalized as Internet Standards.

Well, I believe it's time to fix this. The first step in this process is to issue new Internet Drafts, and that has been done. The next step will be to see whether we need to start up a working group, or whether they can be approved directly by the IESG after a four week IETF-wide last call.

The following are the telnet encryption drafts:

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Theodore Ts'o