Re: draft-ietf-dnsext-dnssec-gost

Sean Turner <turners@ieca.com> Fri, 12 February 2010 01:14 UTC

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Martin Rex wrote:
> Sean Turner wrote:
>>> Is the real problem the lack of English language documentation?
>>> If so, I'm sure that the people who would like to use these algorithms
>>> could arrange for translations of the two documents, and perhaps even
>>> make that an individual submission as an Internet draft.
>> English translation, I don't believe, is the problem.  The following 
>> drafts are the English translations of the [GOST3410] and [GOST3411] 
>> references:
>>
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-dolmatov-cryptocom-gost341194-07
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-dolmatov-cryptocom-gost34102001-08
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-dolmatov-cryptocom-gost2814789-06
> 
> I'm having difficulties to find answers to relatively simple
> questions:
> 
>  - for which key sizes are the algorithms defined?
> 
>  - which parameter of the algorithms (-94, -2001) is used to
>    characterize the key size?

Disclaimer: I'm not an expert on GOST.

Section 5 of http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-dnsext-dnssec-gost-06 
says the GOST public key size is 512 bits.

spt