Re: [Cfrg] draft-ladd-safecurves-02

Alyssa Rowan <akr@akr.io> Fri, 10 January 2014 19:48 UTC

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On 10/01/2014 19:11, Watson Ladd wrote:

> Added: explicit formulas and a point format (big endian with a bit
> for the missing coordinate).

Fair enough. (Cofactors were also added, by the way.)

> The name is now the Chicago curves.

As good as any other.

Comments:
• Typo in end of section one: Weierstrass, not Weierstrauss.
• I think it'd be a little more helpful if section 2 were split into
  two sections: the Montgomery curves, and the Edwards curves. That'd
  make it much more apparent which curves are applicable to which
  sections in 3 and 4.
• Pretty please can we have Curve1174 as well?

Other than that, no more comments.

E-521's passed all tests, by the way, as expected (and it seems was
obviously rigid enough that three groups actually came up with the
exact same curve!).

I see no particular reason to hold this up.

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