[Cfrg] New names for draft-ladd-safecurves

Watson Ladd <watsonbladd@gmail.com> Tue, 21 January 2014 03:17 UTC

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Subject: [Cfrg] New names for draft-ladd-safecurves
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I am proposing that we name the curves with the following scheme: E,
M, TE, indicating
the curve type, followed by a prime designator. The prime designator
will be the concatination
of the numbers a and b such that 2^a-b=p if such a and b exist and are
small. Otherwise I'll think of something (Ed448 Goldilocks I'm looking
at you).

Any objections? Or do we have consensus on this change, and I was just
to dense to notice?

A new version with significant alterations will be hitting the draft
server in a few days.

Watson Ladd