Re: [openpgp] First 4880bis drafts

"Robert J. Hansen" <rjh@sixdemonbag.org> Thu, 05 November 2015 19:30 UTC

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> Ok - so what's the threat model here? Are we really expecting AES to be
> broken anytime soon? Really?

As a police officer friend of mine is fond of saying, nobody wakes up in
the morning and says "today I think I'll need my body armor."

I doubt that anyone working on the RFC really expects AES to be broken
any time soon.  The inclusion of Camellia as a hedge against unpleasant
surprises, though, seems wise.