Re: [saag] AD review of draft-iab-crypto-alg-agility-06

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Mon, 27 July 2015 21:20 UTC

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Hiya,

On 27/07/15 22:14, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> 
> Avoiding "fallback" to cleartext (as opposed to not trying to do
> encryption in the first place) is I think a greater priority than
> avoiding weak algorithms when one happens to be encrypting.

Yep. I think you and I know one another's arguments:-)

I do agree your argument is tractable, but just don't agree with your
conclusion wrt rc4. I was in the rough last time we debated that and
probably still am.

S.