[noise] Working toward Revision 29

Alex alex at centromere.net
Tue May 17 02:11:11 PDT 2016

On Thu, 12 May 2016 17:58:32 -0700
Trevor Perrin <trevp at trevp.net> wrote:

> (2) Now requires pre-shared symmetric keys to be 256 bits.  Tightening
> the rules makes testing and implementation simpler, and hopefully
> deters people from using this with low-entropy passwords.

Is there any harm in using a PSK of length >256 bits? I.e. Could the
protocol specify a floor instead of an exact figure?


More information about the Noise mailing list