Re: [TLS] Kathleen Moriarty's Yes on draft-ietf-tls-rfc4492bis-15: (with COMMENT)

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Tue, 14 March 2017 21:29 UTC

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From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:29:02 +1100
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Subject: Re: [TLS] Kathleen Moriarty's Yes on draft-ietf-tls-rfc4492bis-15: (with COMMENT)
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On 15 March 2017 at 08:26, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> wrote:
> That is the document that was referenced by RFC 4492 and it’s from 1998. It
> doesn’t mention any hash function other than SHA-1.
>
> RFC 4492 said that other hash functions may be used. We’ve upgraded it to a
> SHOULD.

In light of recent developments, is there any reason we couldn't
further upgrade this advice?