Re: [TLS] sect571r1

Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com> Wed, 15 July 2015 22:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] sect571r1
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On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 2:39 PM, Dave Garrett <davemgarrett@gmail.com>
wrote:

> It's the most used of the rarely used curves.


I think all "rarely used curves" should be removed from TLS. Specifically,
I think it would make sense for TLS to adopt a curve portfolio like this:

- CFRG curves (RECOMMENDED): Curve25519, Ed448-Goldilocks
- NIST curves (SUPPORTED): P-256, P-384, P-521

All other curves should be removed, IMO.