Re: [Cfrg] draft-black-rpgecc-00-.txt [was: Consensus and a way forward]

Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com> Tue, 02 December 2014 02:28 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] draft-black-rpgecc-00-.txt [was: Consensus and a way forward]
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On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 4:18 PM, Benjamin Black <b@b3k.us>; wrote:

> Several of the responses to this proposal leave me a bit confused as it
> appears they were written without having read the draft. If your
> perspective is that Curve25519 must be adopted, and under no circumstances
> will alternatives be considered, then it will be difficult to reach an
> accommodation.
>

Can you please respond to djb's concerns about twist security?


> If instead you are interested in achieving consensus, the first step
> should be understanding alternative viewpoints and considering how we might
> find a middle ground. The draft documents such a middle ground.
>

The draft overlooks djb's concerns. At the very least it should give a
counterpoint to djb's arguments.

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Tony Arcieri