Re: [TLS] (TLS1.3 - algorithm agility support is enough; no need to crystal ball gaze PQ right now, except as pass-time) Re: RSA-PSS in TLS 1.3

"Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL" <uri@ll.mit.edu> Mon, 07 March 2016 20:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] (TLS1.3 - algorithm agility support is enough; no need to crystal ball gaze PQ right now, except as pass-time) Re: RSA-PSS in TLS 1.3
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> I think it is really premature to speculate on features PQ-secure algorithms
> can or cannot provide (*) and try and have this influence *current* TLS1.3
> protocol design.  Should one wish to include PQ algorithms in a future update
> of TLS1.3, one can simply specify which protocol ingredients those updates
> relate to. As long as the current TLS1.3 specification has some facility for
> implementing algorithm agility, one can shy away from crystal ball gazing for
> now. 

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