[Cfrg] Fwd: Last Call: <draft-ietf-lwig-curve-representations-12.txt> (Alternative Elliptic Curve Representations) to Informational RFC

Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@mit.edu> Sun, 30 August 2020 20:09 UTC

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Subject: [Cfrg] Fwd: Last Call: <draft-ietf-lwig-curve-representations-12.txt> (Alternative Elliptic Curve Representations) to Informational RFC
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Hi all,

I think we've seen this draft discussed previously, but just wanted to
raise visibility that it has entered IETF Last Call.


On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 06:29:59AM -0700, The IESG wrote:
> The IESG has received a request from the Light-Weight Implementation Guidance
> WG (lwig) to consider the following document: - 'Alternative Elliptic Curve
> Representations'
>   <draft-ietf-lwig-curve-representations-12.txt> as Informational RFC
> The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and solicits final
> comments on this action. Please send substantive comments to the
> last-call@ietf.org mailing lists by 2020-09-08. Exceptionally, comments may
> be sent to iesg@ietf.org instead. In either case, please retain the beginning
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> Abstract
>    This document specifies how to represent Montgomery curves and
>    (twisted) Edwards curves as curves in short-Weierstrass form and
>    illustrates how this can be used to carry out elliptic curve
>    computations using existing implementations of, e.g., ECDSA and ECDH
>    using NIST prime curves.  We also provide extensive background
>    material that may be useful for implementers of elliptic curve
>    cryptography.
> The file can be obtained via
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-lwig-curve-representations/
> No IPR declarations have been submitted directly on this I-D.
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