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RE: Editorial: Use of MAY in draft-ietf-ipsec-ikev2-algorithms
On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Paul Koning wrote:
> Yoav> Blowfish and IDEA are relatively rare... [and poorly studied]
> Ok, then the simple answer is to remove them entirely from the spec,
> because they aren't really specified explicitly anyway for IPsec and
> probably not implemented anywhere anyway.
Almost nowhere -- there was a user-contributed FreeS/WAN patch that did
IDEA, Blowfish, and CAST, and some folks used it. We never adopted it as
part of the official distribution, though, and I don't think that's
changed since I left the project.