[pubcookie-dev] Why is the Public Key used?
dors at cac.washington.edu
Wed Feb 18 10:56:24 PST 2004
On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Lawrence Greenfield wrote:
> I think a new module that used AES and SHA-1 with only symmetric
> operations would be perfectly acceptable and would reduce the
> computational burden. I have trouble evaluating the cost/benefit
> tradeoffs of creating such a module, though.
Me too ... if the primary benefit is performance it
might be worth asking how much better it'd get. And
would it really matter given the existing SSL overhead.
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