[cryptography] Web Cryptography API (W3C Working Draft 8 January 2013)

yersinia yersinia.spiros at gmail.com
Sun Mar 10 13:25:10 EDT 2013


On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 12:20 PM, D. J. Bernstein <djb at cr.yp.to> wrote:

> Ryan Sleevi writes:
> > What use case makes the "NaCl" algorithms (whose specification is merely
> > 'use NaCl', which boils down to "Use Salsa+Curve25519") worthwhile?
>
>
> Of course, this doesn't imply that NaCl is what developers want, but
> high-profile applications such as DNSCrypt are in fact using NaCl in
> ways that seem easily generalizable to other applications.
>

There are linux distributions that do not consider or cite NaCl. If an Open
Source developer did not follow other sources of discussion he not would
know it. I dunno why. Perhaps it is due to the FIFS 140. I am sorry if the
observation is OT.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation

>
> ---D. J. Bernstein
>    Research Professor, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
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