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Re: Key Sizes

From: David Leon Gil <coruus@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 23:21:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CAA7UWsXEOMgsf-ik8tkZD_bTf9iEQQPYkuhZr5awyXu-UB614w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim Schaad <ietf@augustcellars.com>, public-webcrypto@w3.org
1. Do any implementations limit support for short RSA keys? (I actually
doubt it.)

2. Do any implementations have maximum sizes for RSA keys? (Not sure
whether they do.)
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 11:19 PM Jim Schaad <ietf@augustcellars.com> wrote:

> I was looking through the document for recommendations on key sizes and did
> not find any here or in the IRTF document.  I can't remember any
> discussions
> about this so I wanted to verify if this was intentional or not.
> Recommendations for both not less than and not greater than are frequently
> done for application documents of crypto in the IETF now.  As an example,
> not smaller than 2048 bits and not larger than 16384 are guaranteed to be
> supported for RSA algorithms (numbers subject to fluctuation).
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> Jim
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