[bitcoin-dev] BIP 151 use of HMAC_SHA512

Jonas Schnelli dev at jonasschnelli.ch
Mon Jul 4 06:47:05 UTC 2016


Hi Arthur
> 
>     I strongly agree!
>     In crypto we should always follow well-studied open standard rather
>     than custom construction.

I totally agree.
BIP151 does not introduce new cipher types.
The BIP uses ECDH together with ChaCha20-Poly1305 at openssh.
Both very well known and broad used crypo.

/jonas

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 819 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/attachments/20160704/97fb8245/attachment.sig>


More information about the bitcoin-dev mailing list