[OTC VOTE PROPOSAL] Don't merge PR#14759 (blinding=yes and similar properties)
nic.tuv at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 11:24:13 UTC 2021
I agree with what Tomàš said, and that is the reason why I convoluted them
in a single vote: we need to merge or reject the PR based on a policy, but
if we do 2 separate votes we risk to create delays in the already quite
loaded development cycles left!
On Fri, Apr 9, 2021, 10:53 Tomas Mraz <tomas at openssl.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2021-04-09 at 08:44 +0100, Matt Caswell wrote:
> > On 08/04/2021 18:02, Nicola Tuveri wrote:
> > > Proposed vote text
> > > ==================
> > >
> > > Do not merge PR#14759, prevent declaring properties similar to
> > > `blinding=yes` or `consttime=yes` in our implementations and
> > > discourage 3rd parties from adopting similar designs.
> > I think this vote tries to cover too much ground in a single vote. I
> > would prefer to see a simple vote of "Do not merge PR#14759"
> > *possibly*
> > followed up by separate votes on what our own policies should be for
> > provider implementations, and what we should or should not encourage
> > 3rd
> > parties to do.
> I disagree partially. IMO we should primarily have a policy vote and
> the closing or merging of PR#14759 should come out of it naturally.
> Tomáš Mráz
> No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
> Turkish proverb
> [You'll know whether the road is wrong if you carefully listen to your
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