[cryptography] short signature scheme?

Adam Back adam at cypherspace.org
Mon Nov 8 11:41:51 EST 2010


I guess DSA should give 40 bytes +- a bit of boiler plate.

I have some code at http://www.cypherspace.org/openpgp/pgpdsa/ that creates
and verifies somewhat PGP/GPG compatible DSA sigs.

(It uses openssl for the bignum library I use DSA_do_sign & DSA_do_verify).

Adam

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 10:51:33AM -0500, Jonathan Katz wrote:
>I am looking for a short signature scheme (certainly shorter than RSA 
>signatures, as short as possible would be nice...) that is 
>*patent-free* and (less important) easy to implement. Any 
>suggestions?



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