Re: [Cfrg] ECC reboot (Was: When's the decision?)

Johannes Merkle <johannes.merkle@secunet.com> Fri, 17 October 2014 09:22 UTC

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Alyssa Rowan wrote on 16.10.2014 19:38:
> I can see why they might want that, if VPR is the most convenient for their implementations - but from what I see
> from the hesitant adoption of Brainpool in the wider community,

this assertion is only true for software implementations. Brainpool curves are used by more than 50 million smart
cards rolled out and several vpn solutions (e.g., based on IPSec) widely used within German and EU public authorities.

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Johannes