[Cfrg] CFRG curves: yay! (was: Fwd: RFC 8032 on Edwards-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA))

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 25 January 2017 01:21 UTC

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Subject: [Cfrg] CFRG curves: yay! (was: Fwd: RFC 8032 on Edwards-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA))
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I'd just like to say thanks to all - authors, chairs,
commenters and all others on this list and off (active,
retired or otherwise;-) who contributed to CFRG documenting
and reviewing elliptic curves that IMO demonstrate that
the combination of academic cryptography and open-review
rough-consensus processes can do as well or better than
other sources of crypto.

And I really hope that CFG continue to be as or more
effective - this does seem to me to be the right way
to introduce and criticise new crypto for the Internet