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

S Moonesamy <> Thu, 10 April 2014 10:05 UTC

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Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:30:37 -0700
To: Stephen Farrell <>, Jari Arkko <>
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Subject: Re: Request for a code point assignment for ED25519 - draft-moonesamy-sshfp-ed25519-01
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Hi Stephen,
At 02:10 10-04-2014, Stephen Farrell wrote:
>You ask in that message "why the delay?"
>As I told you off list before you posted that, we are hoping that
>CFRG will organise a virtual interim meeting for which the main
>topic of discussion will be whether CFRG's advise the IETF that
>some set of new curves (including that required by your draft)
>are good enough for use in IETF standards. That question was
>raised at the CFRG session in London but there were not enough
>people in the room who felt they knew enough about the topic to
>be sure. Aside from you the TLS wg are also waiting on that
>answer. I hope the CFRG virtual interim will happen in the next
>few weeks. That is the reason for delay.
>If that CFRG meeting doesn't happen soon, (but I expect it
>will) then I will organise some other way to get an answer on
>this topic, but better if we can get folks who do crypto for
>a living to give us an answer if we can.

Thanks for explaining the delay.  I am okay with waiting a few weeks.

S. Moonesamy