Re: [Cfrg] Safecurves draft

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 08 January 2014 17:22 UTC

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On 01/08/2014 05:11 PM, Watson Ladd wrote:
> Dear all,
> draft-ladd-safecurves contains the Safecurves with orders
> 2^255+\epsilon and higher.
> I forgot to update the TOC, but that shouldn't stop the substantive
> conversation.
> 
> Does anyone object to these curves being approved for IETF standard
> body use/typos/general nastiness?

No objection, but there's maybe some checking to be done
before we're ready to push the button.

One thing though is that rfc 3526 [1] is standards track
so if there's a reason for that (and there may or may not
be;-) then we might want these to be the same which'd
mean not doing 'em in cfrg. That can be figured out later
though.

S.


[1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3526

> Sincerely,
> Watson Ladd
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