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Re: [openpgp] Fingerprints
On 04/13/2015 07:58 PM, ianG wrote:
> On 13/04/2015 18:32 pm, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
>> Given the way fingerprints are used, there is an intense pressure to
>> use a single algorithm for everything. That is why I think that we
>> should pick either SHA-2-512 or SHA-3-512 and truncate as necessary.
> If SHA-2-512, then I'm happy to truncate as necessary.
> If SHA-3, it is a sponge function internally so it is designed to do the
> "truncation" or rather "expansion" already and it'd be a shame not to
> use that feature directly.
> (as an aside, I think we should go with Keccak entirely as it'll be out
> soon enough in NIST form as SHA-3, and it has substantial other benefits.)
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