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authorBryan Newbold <bnewbold@archive.org>2017-10-29 20:14:29 -0700
committerBryan Newbold <bnewbold@archive.org>2017-10-29 20:14:31 -0700
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dat-paper: nonce is 24 bytes, not 32
This is consistent with docs/hyperdrive_spec.md. Current dat implementation uses 24 bytes, which is what libsodium needs for XSalsa20 stream xor mode: https://download.libsodium.org/doc/advanced/xsalsa20.html
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@@ -329,7 +329,7 @@ To generate this varint, you bitshift the 4-bit type integer onto the end of the
Type 0. Should be the first message sent on a channel.
- `discoveryKey` - A BLAKE2b keyed hash of the string 'hypercore' using the public key of the metadata register as the key.
-- `nonce` - 32 bytes of random binary data, used in our encryption scheme
+- `nonce` - 24 bytes (192 bits) of random binary data, used in our encryption scheme
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message Feed {