HPKE PR process question

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Wed Jun 1 10:41:41 UTC 2022

On 23/05/2022 22:41, Stephen Farrell wrote:
> Hi,
> Back in November 2021 (~6 months ago) I created a PR [1]
> suggesting an implementation of RFC 9180. In discussion,
> the  "need OMC decision" tag was added to the PR on Dec
> 14th.
> Since then, I have heard nothing at all and so far as I
> can see, from bits of the openssl-project list archive
> that I've checked, the OMC has had no discussion of this
> PR at all.

Sorry that it has taken so long to get to this point. I assure you that 
the OMC have been discussing this PR and have now voted to lift the hold 
on it (which I have now done).


> So, now I'm wondering how to make process-progress with
> this PR - can you assist or point me at the correct place
> to ask? (I can start a thread on openssl-users I guess if
> that's better?)
> Please note that this is about trying to unblock the
> process - the details of HPKE APIs are separate. (I
> remain happy to do work to get my code in a shape that
> the project likes, but to be honest, 6 months of seeming
> process-blockage with no feedback is a tad de-motivating.)
> Thanks,
> Stephen.
> [1] https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/17172

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