Re: [Cfrg] Submission of curve25519 to NIST from CFRG -> was RE: On "non-NIST"

"Eggert, Lars" <lars@netapp.com> Wed, 11 March 2015 08:53 UTC

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From: "Eggert, Lars" <lars@netapp.com>
To: Paul Lambert <paul@marvell.com>
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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] Submission of curve25519 to NIST from CFRG -> was RE: On "non-NIST"
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Hi,

dropping NIST from the CC for now.

On 2015-3-10, at 22:37, Paul Lambert <paul@marvell.com> wrote:
> 
> Given that this illustrious Internet Research Task Group (IRTG) subcommittee, the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG), has a consensus to recommend the use of 'curve25519' for TLS, and given that NIST is soliciting input on elliptic curves it would be an opportune time for the Chairs of the CFRG to formally send the CFRG's draft recommendation (https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-irtf-cfrg-curves-01) to NIST for the upcoming NIST Workshop on 'Elliptic Curve Standards' ( http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/ct/ecc-workshop.cfm ).
> 
>     "NIST encourages presentations and reports
>      on preliminary work that participants plan
>      to publish elsewhere."

The IRTF isn't really set up to send (or receive) formal liaisons to other standards bodies - but the IETF certainly is. So if the CFRG made their recommendation to the TLS WG, the TLS WG, Security Area Directors. or the IESG as a whole could send such a liaison.

Lars