Re: [TLS] On Curve25519 and other possibilities (e.g. ietf256p, ietf384p, ietf521p,

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Sun, 29 June 2014 12:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] On Curve25519 and other possibilities (e.g. ietf256p, ietf384p, ietf521p,
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Mike,

On 28/06/14 20:59, Michael StJohns wrote:
> 
> I'm not exactly sure what Stephen is objecting to in the above.

Objecting is the wrong word, I commented that your language
was unfortunate, at best.

Reasons:

1) most of this thread is off topic for TLS and on topic for
CFRG as has been said, I'd expect someone familiar with the
topic to know that, and someone unfamiliar with the topic to
begin with a lot less aggression - you did neither

2) starting an off-topic thread by calling some IETF participants
"agitators" is definitely undesirably aggressive and IMO close to
being disruptive

You can reply with as many words as you like, but I think the
above will remain the case, so I hope that no more discussion
of this aspect is needed.

S.