[Cfrg] No longer talking about Adoption of draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 as a RG document

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Fri, 09 January 2015 12:13 UTC

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Subject: [Cfrg] No longer talking about Adoption of draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 as a RG document
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I would like to remind people to rename subjects when changing topics in order to help people to follow discussions.

Thank you,

On 9 Jan 2015, at 00:50, Watson Ladd <watsonbladd@gmail.com> wrote:

>>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 7:11 PM, Andrey Jivsov <crypto@brainhub.org> wrote:
>>> On 01/08/2015 01:51 PM, Watson Ladd wrote:
>>> Three points:
>>> 1: There are recurring security issues caused by not sending
>>> compressed points, as well as additional complexity
>>> 2: We're not talking about signatures in this draft.
>>> 3: Options are bad.
>> Regarding options, this draft is a foundational document of a low-level
>> crypto primitive. Protocols above can still pick a single wire format.
>> The spec should allow, for example, S/MIME to select (x) for space saving,
>> while TLS to select (x,y) for performance. (I am not making these choices
>> here).