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

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 30 April 2014 08:54 UTC

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Subject: Re: Request for a code point assignment for ED25519 - draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01
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Hiya,

On 30/04/14 09:32, S Moonesamy wrote:
> Hi Jari, Stephen, At 11:08 10-04-2014, Jari Arkko wrote:
>>> I suggested to Stephen to start the Last Call as it would take a
>> month.  That does not prevent the gathering of input from folks who
>> do crypto.
>> 
>> FWIW, I would be fine with this.
> 
> I am following up on this as the CFRG meeting has held yesterday.
> There was a message (msg-id: m3tx9ehlf4.fsf@carbon.jhcloos.org) to
> the ietf-ssh mailing list about getting an early assignment for
> using ED25519 in SSHFP.
> 
> Would it be possible to start the Last Call for 
> draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01 [1]?

Yes. The CFRG meeting didn't raise any objection to this,
so I'll move it along now. (Well, tomorrow.)

Cheers,
S.

> 
> I'll disclose that I made this request as there is already code in
> an open source software (OpenSSH).  I have not derived any financial 
> benefit in doing this work.
> 
> Thanks, S. Moonesamy
> 
> 1. http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01
> 
>