[tahoe-dev] proposal for the Key-Derivation Function for the next generation of caps

Brian Warner warner at lothar.com
Wed Aug 19 22:11:33 UTC 2009

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:
> Unless someone raises some major issue against it, let's settle on
> using HKDF (with extraction step using SHA-2-512 truncated to 256 bits
> and expand step using SHA-2-256) for key-derivation functions in
> future versions of Tahoe-LAFS.

Yay! I'm up for anything which is easy to specify, reasonably well
trusted, and actually gets implemented :-).

eagerly awaiting ECDSA,

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