Re: Comments on ECC draft

pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz (Peter Gutmann) Tue, 24 September 2002 07:13 UTC

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From: pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz (Peter Gutmann)
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Len Sassaman <rabbi@abditum.com>; writes:

>OpenSSL now has ECC in it

That's not certain yet, the licensing terms are such that it can't be used
under the OpenSSL license unless Sun re-release it unencumbered.

>and there is an ECC in TLS draft being proposed 

... by the same group who did the OpenSSL implementation.  Hardly an
overwhelming argument.

Peter.