Re: [Cfrg] Proposed requirements for curve candidate evaluation

"Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com> Thu, 07 August 2014 20:48 UTC

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From: "Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com>
To: Michael Hamburg <mike@shiftleft.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:48:36 -0400
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As the person who proposed the requirement, I really want to know why Benjamin wants to do this:

> What it excludes is using different models for different purposes.

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