Re: [TLS] sect571r1

Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> Wed, 15 July 2015 19:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] sect571r1
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> On Jul 15, 2015, at 9:19 PM, Benjamin Beurdouche <benjamin.beurdouche@inria.fr> wrote:
> 
> Hey,
> 
> Except if someone has a real need for it,
> I would favour removing p571 and keep secp521r1 as the maximum …

+1

It should be noted that I have removed it from RFC4492bis. In terms of real-world use secp256r1>>secp384r1>>secp521r1 and everything else is lost in the noise. 

At any rate, if the group decides to keep it, I might as well bring it back to 4492bis as well.

Yoav