Re: [Cfrg] Adoption of draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 as a RG document

Paul Lambert <> Mon, 05 January 2015 22:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Adoption of draft-agl-cfrgcurve-00 as a RG document
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>Please reply to this message or directly to CFRG chairs, stating whether
>you support (or not) adoption of this document. If you do not support
>adoption of this document, please state whether you support adoption of
>any alternative document or whether you want a particular change be made
>to the document before adoption.

Excellent start for clear specification

>Chairs ask not to reiterate previously expressed technical opinions or
>arguments. But clarifying questions on the adoption call are welcome.

Initial Review Comments:
 - order, #Ed(GF(p)) should be defined in section 5
 - the draft must (eventually) also include a definition of a signature
   Picking a curve just for DH would miss system requirements to have
   other public key protocol mechanisms available besides raw DH