Re: [TLS] sect571r1

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Wed, 15 July 2015 20:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] sect571r1
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We absolutely should have harmony between 1.3 and 4492bis.

Since Uri objected, i'll let the chairs decide if/when we have consensus.

-Ekr


On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> > On Jul 15, 2015, at 9:19 PM, Benjamin Beurdouche <
> benjamin.beurdouche@inria.fr> wrote:
> >
> > Hey,
> >
> > Except if someone has a real need for it,
> > I would favour removing p571 and keep secp521r1 as the maximum …
>
> +1
>
> It should be noted that I have removed it from RFC4492bis. In terms of
> real-world use secp256r1>>secp384r1>>secp521r1 and everything else is lost
> in the noise.
>
> At any rate, if the group decides to keep it, I might as well bring it
> back to 4492bis as well.
>
> Yoav
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