Commit 91376fed authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Updated release plans.

parent f51537c4
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<h1> Nettle release plans </h1> <h1> Nettle release plans </h1>
<p> This is an attempt at defining a development target for <p> This is an attempt at defining a development target for
Nettle-2.8, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases. [Last Nettle-2.8, inspired by similar pages for recent GMP releases. [Last
updated 2014-01-02]</p> updated 2014-01-27]</p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
This really ought to be done before release This really ought to be done before release
</p> </p>
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Do separate aes128_ctx, etc, with smaller allocation for subkeys. Do separate aes128_ctx, etc, with smaller allocation for subkeys.
</p> </p>
<p class='wish'> <p class='wish'>
Consider doing the same separation for camellia (and possibly <span class='done'>Do the same separation for camellia, which also
cast128), which also use fewer subkeys for shorter key sizes. use fewer subkeys for shorter key
sizes.</span> <span class='postponed'>(And possibly also for
cast128).</span>
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
Don't require initialization of *dst_length for base*_decode_update. Don't require initialization of *dst_length for base*_decode_update.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
Rename gcm "iv" to "nonce". Keep old names for backwards New DSA interface, with a separate struct dsa_params.
compatibility.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
New DSA interface, with a separate struct dsa_params. Drop key size argument from <tt>nettle_set_key_func</tt>.
</p>
<p class='should'>
Use the nettle_cipher abstraction only for block ciphers (in
particular, exclude arcfour). Use a const for the ctx argument to
nettle_crypt_func.
</p>
<p class='wish'>
Consider making a public interface similar to nettle_aead? With
the above change, it can't use nettle_crypt_func.
</p> </p>
<h2> New features </h2> <h2> New features </h2>
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Add <a href='http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/papers/eax.pdf'>EAX</a > Add <a href='http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/papers/eax.pdf'>EAX</a >
mode? mode?
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='done'>
Add poly1305. Add poly1305.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='done'>
Add chacha. Add chacha.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
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<p class='should'> <p class='should'>
Document poly1305. Document poly1305.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'>
Document chacha.
</p>
<h2> Build system </h2> <h2> Build system </h2>
<p class='done'> <p class='done'>
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buffering. E.g., when using them for HMAC keyed "inner" and buffering. E.g., when using them for HMAC keyed "inner" and
"outer" states, we now get three buffers but we only need one. "outer" states, we now get three buffers but we only need one.
</p> </p>
<p class='should'>
Use the nettle_cipher abstraction only for block ciphers (in
particular, exclude arcfour). Use a const for the ctx argument to
nettle_crypt_func.
</p>
<p class='wish'>
Consider making a public interface similar to nettle_aead? With
the above change, it can't use nettle_crypt_func.
</p>
<p class='wish'> <p class='wish'>
Make it possible to build nettle and hogweed using mini-gmp. Make it possible to build nettle and hogweed using mini-gmp.
</p> </p>
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