[Cryptography] recommending ChaCha20 instead of RC4 (RC4 again)
pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Sun Mar 16 04:34:51 EDT 2014
"James A. Donald" <jamesd at echeque.com> writes:
>Recall the long succession of Wifi debacles. Has any committee ever done
>anything good in cryptography?
Yep, when they've adopted wholesale an existing standard done by a small
handful of talented people. This is why I like the competition-style approach
to design, you short-circuit the design-by-committee approach and pick out the
best design from several small, hopefully-talented groups.
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