Re: [Cfrg] Help with the use of contexts

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Sun, 29 January 2017 23:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Help with the use of contexts
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On 29/01/17 23:24, Yoav Nir wrote:
> Regardless, ISTM that almost nobody is advocating for using contexts
> now for Ed448 in any of the above applications, or for using
> Ed25519ctx in there.

If cfrg decided to revisit the decision and eliminate contexts,
I don't think anyone would really suffer. (And any sufferer
can always write an RFC too if that's really needed.)

Cheers,
S.