Re: [TLS] Requesting working group adoption of draft-stebila-tls-hybrid-design

Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> Thu, 13 February 2020 04:24 UTC

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From: Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 20:24:03 -0800
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Subject: Re: [TLS] Requesting working group adoption of draft-stebila-tls-hybrid-design
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On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 11:26 AM Douglas Stebila <douglas@stebila.ca>; wrote:

> Dear TLS working group,
>
> We would like to request the working group adopt
> draft-stebila-tls-hybrid-design, "Hybrid key exchange in TLS 1.3", as
> a working group item.  We have updated the draft based on feedback
> we've received over the past few months, including from our
> presentations at IETF 104 and 105, and think the current version
> represents the view of the WG to date.
>
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-stebila-tls-hybrid-design/


Hi,

Thanks for submitting this draft.

Would it be ok to add a rationale to the "Goals" section around backward
compatibility? I'm not sure how the compatibility points will interact with
downgrade attacks.

thanks,
Rob