Re: [Cfrg] Task for the CFRG

Joachim Strömbergson <Joachim@Strombergson.com> Tue, 20 August 2013 06:23 UTC

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Aloha!

Igoe, Kevin M. wrote:
> Off the top of my head, the only objection I can see is that SALSA
> may be difficult to implement efficiently in hardware.  Hardware TLS
> acceleration can be useful at heavily utilized servers.

And Salsa isn't that hard to implement in HW. ChaCha is better. But
compared to other eSTREAM profiles such as HC-128 (which is a pain to
implement efficiently in FPGAs) and Rabbit, Salsa is actually pretty ok.

- -- 
Med vänlig hälsning, Yours

Joachim Strömbergson - Alltid i harmonisk svängning.
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