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GOST R 34.11-94: Hash Function Algorithm
RFC 5831

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From: The IESG <>
To: RFC Editor <>
Cc: The IESG <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Informational RFC to be: draft-dolmatov-cryptocom-gost341194-07.txt

The IESG has no problem with the publication of 'GOST R 34.11-94 Hash function algorithm' <draft-dolmatov-cryptocom-gost341194-07.txt> as an Informational RFC.

The IESG would also like the IRSG or RFC-Editor to review the comments in 
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related to this document and determine whether or not they merit 
incorporation into the document. Comments may exist in both the ballot 
and the comment log. 

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The IESG Secretary

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   This document is intended to be a source of information about the
   Russian Federal standard hash function (GOST R 34.11-94), which
   is one of the Russian cryptographic standard algorithms (called GOST
   algorithms). Recently, Russian cryptography is being used in Internet
   applications, and this document has been created as information for
   developers and users of GOST R 34.11-94 for hash computation.

Working Group Summary

   This is not the product of an IETF WG; it is an independent
   submission to the RFC Editor.

RFC Editor Note

   The IESG has not found any conflict between this document and
   IETF work.  No IESG note is needed.

RFC Editor Note