Discussion about Cancel-Lock support

Russ Allbery eagle at eyrie.org
Mon Dec 7 20:20:07 UTC 2020


Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:

> When Michael wrote RFC 8315 (Cancel-Key), he did the analysis and found
> out that not all servers know other algorithms than sha1.  The previous
> draft (from the USEFOR WG), written two decades ago, only defined sha1;
> so implementations only used that.

Ah, I see, thanks.  Yes, then your plan sounds great to me.

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