Re: [openpgp] Regulation of algo deprecation

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> Wed, 04 November 2015 08:21 UTC

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On Tue,  3 Nov 2015 23:14, ndurner@googlemail.com said:

> only Brainpool curves could be used: I don't see why. The 2014 version
> of aforementioned catalog[0], as well as the 2015 draft (dated
> 28.10.2014), merely recommend Brainpool, but don't require it. For the

That is just one catalog but there are others.  For the German VS-NfD
(restricted level) other rules apply.  And the Russians have a different
catalog, as do the Japanese, and the Koreans, ...


Salam-Shalom,

   Werner

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