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Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2014 19:08:24 -0400
From: Bill Cox <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] KDF vs PHS?

On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Larry Bugbee <> wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2014, at 2:05 PM, Jean-Philippe Aumasson <> wrote:
>> KDF is obviously worse, as key derivation (that
>> is, producing a cryptographic key from a password) is only one of the
>> applications of password hashing.
> KDF and its derivations are definitely inferior to PHS. opinion.

I agree.  I'll update my docs to use PHS.


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