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Re: What end-point identifiers are needed for?



> For the purposes of 1a) it seems to be sufficient to create
> an ephemeral identifier, only known to the participating end-points
> (and a sufficiently limited class of potential attackers).
> There is no need for long-lasting stable identifiers.

Even if it is ephemeral you still need to be concerned about
two parties, both attempting to communicate with a particular node,
claiming to have the same identifier.

Thus a high probability of uniqueness is a requirement.

  Erik


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