Re: [Cfrg] A draft merging rpgecc and thecurve25519function.

David Rufino <david.rufino@gmail.com> Fri, 02 January 2015 03:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] A draft merging rpgecc and thecurve25519function.
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Apologies for inserting my 2c...

Perhaps it's worth making an explicit decision on whether or not 'rigidity'
is actually a required feature. The very rough consensus appears to be
'no', because it's regarded as improbable ('alien technology') that anyone
would be able to 'backdoor' the elliptic curve. In either case it appears
to me that deciding this question ought to fix the curve on purely
technical grounds (no -> curve25519, yes -> rpgecc)

Regards,
David