Re: [TLS] sect571r1

"Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL" <uri@ll.mit.edu> Wed, 15 July 2015 18:52 UTC

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To: Dave Garrett <davemgarrett@gmail.com>, "tls@ietf.org" <tls@ietf.org>
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I’m in favor of keeping sect571r1. I realize it doesn’t get a ton of usage.
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Uri Blumenthal





On 7/15/15, 14:13 , "TLS on behalf of Dave Garrett" <tls-bounces@ietf.org
on behalf of davemgarrett@gmail.com> wrote:

>In PR 188 for TLS 1.3, I pruned down the allowed elliptic curves to just
>the ones actually used. (per Sean's recommendation) One point of
>discussion between Eric and myself: sect571r1. I'm in favor of keeping
>it, but not very strongly. Eric suggested removing it. It does get some
>use, though quite a bit less than the others.
>
>The main reason I think this warrants discussion is that dropping it
>would drop the maximum bits here, which whilst obviously not the only
>factor to take into account, will possibly not be desired by some. The
>main arguments for ditching is probably that it might not be safely
>implemented and nobody actually needs something this big.
>
>So, should it stay or should it go now? Opinions?
>
>
>Dave
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