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Re: Next Steps

2007-11-07 02:40:09

On Tue,  6 Nov 2007 16:18, iang(_at_)systemics(_dot_)com said:

supposing that we do proceed to do a next generation, are we planning
on a "big" change over a 10 year cycle, or are we planning on a
"small" change with only modest fix-ups?

We should sync us with the NIST hash competition so that a new version
would be due not before 4 years from now.

Although SHA-3 will be a drop-in replacement for SHA-2, my understanding
is that there will be suggestions on new usage modes like randomization
of hashing.  That requires substantial changes to OpenPGP.



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