Re: [TLS] Fw: New Version Notification for draft-katagi-tls-clefia-00.txt

Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz> Tue, 05 July 2011 12:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Fw: New Version Notification for draft-katagi-tls-clefia-00.txt
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Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@gnutls.org>; writes:

>What is the use-case of this cipher in TLS? In particular what is the point
>of having a lightweight cipher combined with non-lightweight primitives such
>as RSA and Diffie Hellman key exchange, and SHA MACs?

The use case is "It's a Sony!".

Peter.