OTC vote: include Keccak digests in OpenSSL

Tomas Mraz tomas at openssl.org
Tue Sep 21 16:37:42 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-09-21 at 18:32 +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 07:14:51PM +1000, Dr Paul Dale wrote:
> > Accept PR#16594 into master subject to the normal review process
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > This doesn't meet the "is a standard" requirement but it is in use
> > and we
> > have the implementation.  It just isn't exposed.
> Can you describe where it is in use?

Citation from the issue #13033 linked from the PR:

"Ethereum and after it many cryptographic applications use the original
pre-NIST variant of SHA3-256, these days named keccak256, where the
delimiter byte is 0x1 rather than 0x6."

Tomáš Mráz
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