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

Rob Sayre <> Wed, 04 September 2019 19:36 UTC

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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 <> 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:

>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