Re: [TLS] Consensus Call on MTI Algorithms

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Thu, 02 April 2015 18:36 UTC

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From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
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On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 05:52:36AM -0700, Yaron Sheffer wrote:
> On 04/02/2015 05:48 AM, Stephen Farrell wrote:
> >But isn't it likely we revise the TLS BCP once TLS1.3 is done and
> >implementations start to become common? We can make sure things
> >all add up at that point in time, and are in-whack with what people
> >are deploying, but we don't necessarily need to do so now I think.
> 
> It entirely likely. But even then, I am not sure we'll be able to
> convince people who went to AES-256 (presumably, for "compliance"
> reasons) to move to ChaCha. And certainly not to AES-128...

Must-implement != must-deploy.