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

ianG iang at iang.org
Sun Mar 10 13:58:13 EDT 2013


On 10/03/13 20:25 PM, yersinia wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 12:20 PM, D. J. Bernstein <djb at cr.yp.to
> <mailto: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.


One would hope that someone would put a little more thought into crypto 
than "it's available in Linux...."


> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation



Oh my, 11 popular crypto libraries.  Wait, I've got an idea...

http://xkcd.com/927/



iang



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