Re: [Cfrg] Elliptic Curves - curve form and coordinate systems (ends on March 12th)

Alyssa Rowan <akr@akr.io> Fri, 06 March 2015 01:54 UTC

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On 05/03/2015 23:31, Alexey Melnikov wrote:
> Q4: […] Do we want to stay with specifying the inputs and outputs
> in Montgomery form for [the scalar multiplication and DH]
> routines?

Yes, stick with Montgomery for DH/scalarmult.

The simplicity of X25519 is extremely hard to beat, and it has already
been widely deployed. I see no good reason to change that.

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