[pkix] PKCS #8? Re: Updated EdDSA/Ed25519 PKIX document

Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> Wed, 11 November 2015 10:24 UTC

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Subject: [pkix] PKCS #8? Re: Updated EdDSA/Ed25519 PKIX document
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On 2015-09-23 10:33, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Hi all,

Hi Simon,

It would be awfully nice with a PKCS #8 specification to complement
the already existing one for private keys in PEM format.


> I have pushed out a new version of the document describing EdDSA public
> keys, signatures and certificates for PKIX.  The change in -03 include
> the addition of the prehash mode, test vectors generated by GnuTLS, and
> a section recommending certain human readable names.
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-josefsson-pkix-eddsa-03
> I've started a thread to discuss whether it is wortwhile to be able to
> use the same Ed25519 key for both PureEdDSA mode and HashEdDSA signing,
> and I'd appreciate feedback on whether people are interested in this and
> generally if it is a good idea or not.  The complexity involved make me
> shy away a bit from it, but it is fun to consider.  The thread is here:
> https://moderncrypto.org/mail-archive/curves/2015/000630.html
> /Simon
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