Re: [TLS] Last Call: draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext (Additional Random

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@oracle.com> Mon, 26 April 2010 20:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Last Call: draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext (Additional Random
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How is the sub-thread on RNGs and PRNGs relevant here?  If nodes don't
have good enough RNGs/PRNGs/seeds then draft-hoffman-tls-additional-
random-ext won't help.  If they do have good enough RNGs/PRNGs/seeds
then the existing client and server randoms are good enough.  Either way
draft-hoffman-tls-additional-random-ext adds nothing.  Or, what am I
missing?

(The RNG discussion is worth having, don't get me wrong, just not in
this context.)

Nico
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