Headers gain 3 bytes of reserved zeros

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Fri Dec 16 05:47:33 CET 2016

I did it. White paper updated. Protocol webpage updated.

- Natural 4 byte alignment of ciphertext, which confers significant
speedups on many platforms
- Natural 4 byte alignment of resultant plaintext IP packet; similar speedups.
- Natural integer alignment of index and nonce; similar speedups for
packet lookups.
- Easier to implement in hardware.
- Protocol is more extendable.

- 3 bytes less in the MTU.

This will be part of the next snapshot.

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