Re: new draft-ietf-ipsec-isakmp?

"Michael C. Richardson" <mcr@sandelman.ottawa.on.ca> Tue, 24 February 1998 13:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: new draft-ietf-ipsec-isakmp?
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Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 09:10:36 -0500
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>>>>> "Tero" == Tero Kivinen <kivinen@ssh.fi> writes:
    >> >Does this have to be 96bits? Since a payload length is included can't
    >> this >just be an opaque blob whose length is determined by the payload
    >> length >field?

    Tero> I think it might be simplier to just allow it to be any length, and
    Tero> not to restrict to 96 bits. There is no reason to truncate it and
    Tero> if someone wants to use hash truncated to 96 bits he can do it.

  I have no objections, it was simply my first thought.

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