The microblog: 2020.07.30 07:09:21

2020.07.30 07:09:21 (1288703206214664192) from Daniel J. Bernstein, replying to "Nadim Kobeissi ( (@kaepora)" = "Nadim Kobeissi (@kaepora)" (1288697572308262913):

NIST's report says, for totally unclear reasons, that 20,000 extra bytes is "unacceptable" in TLS key exchange. I ask for a rationale: NIST replies that other options are more efficient. This doesn't answer the question at all.