Re: [TLS] Pull Request: Removing the AEAD explicit IV

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Thu, 19 March 2015 16:26 UTC

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From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
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Subject: Re: [TLS] Pull Request: Removing the AEAD explicit IV
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On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:20 AM, Watson Ladd <watsonbladd@gmail.com>; wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 4:33 AM, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>; wrote:
> > Watson Ladd <watsonbladd@gmail.com>; wrote:
> >> If we're going to make a change this
> >> radical, why not make equally radical changes to simplify the protocol
> >> further if that's possible?
> >
> > That's already happening.
>
> No it's not: the draft is still longer than the TLS 1.2 RFC,


The TLS 1.3 draft is 91 pages long (
https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-tls13-05)
RFC 5246 is 103 pages long (https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5246)

-Ekr