[cryptography] Curve25519 OID (was: Re: the spell is broken)
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Sat Oct 5 19:35:53 EDT 2013
On 10/5/13 2:47 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> Do you know if there's a standard name and OID assigned to Dr.
> Bernstein's gear? IETF only makes one mention of 25519 in the RFC
> search, and its related to TLS and marked TBD.
Not yet. See this thread:
(In short, the argument was that an OID for Curve25519 is only useful if
it's going to be used for signatures, and Curve25519 shouldn't directly
be used for signatures; Ed25519 should be used instead.)
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