At 11:44 AM 11/29/2005, Sam Hartman wrote:
Honestly though the authors seem more upset about agility than about
md5. I think we're certain we want agility.
There are two kinds of algorithm agility:
- build it into the protocol
- update the protocol each time you want to use a new algorithm
Everyone always has the second. The author already made an argument
against the first, but other seem to be supporting the other form. I
do not understand the impact on the current deployment. Do you?
Given deployed code, either path forces the existing code to change.
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