Re: [TLS] EDDSA/Curve25519 identifiers: Was Re: AES-OCB in TLS

Peter Bowen <pzbowen@gmail.com> Sat, 06 June 2015 03:00 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] EDDSA/Curve25519 identifiers: Was Re: AES-OCB in TLS
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On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 7:21 PM, Salz, Rich <rsalz@akamai.com> wrote:
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>> Are you saying it would be useful to also specify certificate formats for
>> Curve25519 ECDH keys?
>
> It's probably just me being dumb, but how could this be useful?

I think the topic was not ECDH keys but documenting how to use EdDSA
to sign PKIX/X.509 certificates and to have Curve25519 public keys in
certificates to use with EdDSA in TLS (for auth).

So something analogous to RFC 3279 sections 2.2.3 and 2.3.5.