Re: [TLS] draft-barnes-tls-pake

Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> Wed, 04 September 2019 19:36 UTC

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From: Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2019 12:36:21 -0700
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Subject: Re: [TLS] draft-barnes-tls-pake
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On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 3:39 AM Björn Haase <bjoern.haase@endress.com>; wrote:

> Dear Rob,
>
> you might know that currently there is an ongoing PAKE selection process
> in the context of the CFRG working group. SRP is no longer considered there.
>

Well, that list is way over my head. Thank you for pointing it out, though.
Here's the mail archive for anyone interested:
https://www.irtf.org/mailman/listinfo/cfrg

>From the list archives, I can see that there's a PAKE evaluation contest
running right now, but I can't actually find a web page about it (something
that might list the candidate algorithms, for example).


> In my opinion, SRP comes with several problems.
>

I hope the PAKE contest details the reasons for the rejection of each
algorithm.

thanks,
Rob