[rfc-dist] RFC 7539 on ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for IETF Protocols

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        RFC 7539

        Title:      ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for IETF 
        Author:     Y. Nir, A. Langley
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IRTF
        Date:       May 2015
        Mailbox:    ynir.ietf at gmail.com, 
                    agl at google.com
        Pages:      45
        Characters: 88173
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-irtf-cfrg-chacha20-poly1305-10.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7539

        DOI:        http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7539

This document defines the ChaCha20 stream cipher as well as the use
of the Poly1305 authenticator, both as stand-alone algorithms and as
a "combined mode", or Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data
(AEAD) algorithm.

This document does not introduce any new crypto, but is meant to
serve as a stable reference and an implementation guide.  It is a
product of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG).

This document is a product of the Crypto Forum Research Group of the IRTF.

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