Re: Why ECC?

pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz (Peter Gutmann) Tue, 24 September 2002 15:24 UTC

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Rodney Thayer <rodney@tillerman.to>; writes:

>Why do we want ECC in OpenPGP?

Because it already contains every algorithm anyone could think of anyway, and a
few more for implementors to ignore wouldn't matter?

Peter.