[Ach] Ciphers

Ralf Schlatterbeck rsc at runtux.com
Tue Dec 31 14:24:04 CET 2013

On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 05:14:47PM +0100, L. Aaron Kaplan wrote:
> > [...] But since this
> > is supposed to be a practicle document for that people can just
> > use and it should just work, maybe we should also have a
> > configuration C for those people that care about those users.
> Yes, we were thinking of that. And since supporting Windows XP means
> including RC4 we were very very unhappy about that.
> So, we then were discussing that there is one good argument against
> that: Win XP is end-of-life.
> We could add a configuration C. But ... adding RC4 *really really* is
> a bad idea IMHO.

Maybe we should keep the title of the document in mind: "Better Crypto"
-- there ain't no better crypto with Windows XP. Sad but true fact.

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