This document specifies the password-based key derivation function scrypt.
The function derives one or more secret keys from a secret string. It is
based on memory-hard functions which offer added protection against attacks
using custom hardware.
Working Group Summary:
This was an individual effort to document an external algorithm. It
was presented at the CFRG in IETF-92; there is no controversy.
It is a good, well-written document; it includes test vectors. An
interoperable implementation was written for OpenSSL based on
Stephen Farrell is AD; Rich Salz is the shepherd