Author christian.heimes
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Date 2016-09-07.21:02:14
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On 2016-09-07 05:06, Larry Hastings wrote:
> 
> Larry Hastings added the comment:
> 
>> FWIW the cipher list (at least the restricted ones for
>> ssl.create_default_context()) is explicitly documented
>> as being able to be changed at any time without prior deprecation
> 
> Yes.  To be specific:  "The protocol, options, cipher and other settings may change to more restrictive values anytime without prior deprecation."
> 
> https://docs.python.org/3/library/ssl.html#ssl.create_default_context
> 
> I've seen no documentation suggesting that we can add new ciphers at any time.

ChaCha20 is part of the HIGH cipher set. That means the patch does not
*add* ChaCha20. It's already added by the HIGH rule. The patch rather
moves the cipher ChaCha20 Poly1305 suits in the right place.

Christian
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