Request for a code point assignment for ED25519 - draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01

S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com> Wed, 09 April 2014 01:04 UTC

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Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:01:17 -0700
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From: S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com>
Subject: Request for a code point assignment for ED25519 - draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01
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Hello,

The Ed25519 signature algorithm has been implemented in OpenSSH.  RFC 
4255 defines a DNS resource record, "SSHFP", which can be used to 
publish a fingerprint of the SSH server publickey in the 
DNS.  draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519 
(http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01 ) is a 
request for a code point assignment for ED25519 in the SSHFP RR Types 
for public key algorithms registry.  The draft has received comments 
in SAAG and (IRTF) CFRG:

http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/saag/current/msg04584.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/saag/current/msg04588.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/saag/current/msg04827.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/saag/current/msg04828.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/saag/current/msg04829.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/cfrg/current/msg04411.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/cfrg/current/msg04412.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/cfrg/current/msg04414.html
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/cfrg/current/msg04422.html

I responded to the comments.  There hasn't been any objections.  It 
seems to me that the Security Area Director is a bit slow in 
processing this request for a code point assignment.  I would 
appreciate if some information could be provided to explain the delay.

Regards,
S. Moonesamy