[Cryptography] Suite B after today's news

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Tue Sep 10 06:34:21 EDT 2013

On 10 September 2013 11:29, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> Ben Laurie <ben at links.org> writes:
> >We need to get an extension number allocated, since the one it uses
> clashes
> >with ALPN.
> It does?  draft-ietf-tls-applayerprotoneg-01 doesn't mention ID 0x10
> anywhere.
> (In any case -encrypt-then-MAC got there first, these Johnny-come-lately's
> can
> find their own ID to squat on :-).

Feel free to argue the toss with IANA:

In the meantime, I suggest getting a new number would be more productive.
Which, apparently, means first getting adopted by the TLS WG.

Alternatively, allocate a random number.
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