Re: [CFRG] [Cfrg] I-D Action: draft-irtf-cfrg-pairing-friendly-curves-08.txt

Ian Goldberg <iang@uwaterloo.ca> Mon, 02 November 2020 20:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: [CFRG] [Cfrg] I-D Action: draft-irtf-cfrg-pairing-friendly-curves-08.txt
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(Sorry I'm coming in late to this.)

The draft doesn't consider settings where you need "stacks" of
pairing-friendly curves, such as for some zero-knowledge applications.
For example, MNT{4,6}-753 or the curves of
https://eprint.iacr.org/2020/351.pdf.

Was this setting considered intentionally out of scope?
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Ian Goldberg
Canada Research Chair in Privacy Enhancing Technologies
Professor, Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo