Re: [Cfrg] Conclusions: poll about curve around 256bit work factor

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Tue, 24 February 2015 22:52 UTC

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Hi,

On 24/02/2015 20:05, Jon Callas wrote:
> On Feb 23, 2015, at 1:22 PM, Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> wrote:
>
>> Could you next time please ask what you want really want to ask?
>> You've asked about speed vs bandwidth, which clearly is not the
>> only thing people are concerned about.  There might be a consensus
>> to prefer 521 over 512, but it's not what you asked.
>>
>> Maybe it could help that you propose the question first so that we
>> give feedback on that?
> Hear, hear.
>
> It has been very difficult to tell what the question actually was, with lots of things tacitly rolled into a single question.
Ok, chairs will strive to ask clearer questions.

We will also redo the poll, by asking a better question. I hope the 
outcome of it is going to be just confirmation of information already 
received, but in order to be more fair and transparent, it is worth to 
redo the poll.