<div class="gmail_quote">On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 12:20 PM, D. J. Bernstein <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:djb@cr.yp.to" target="_blank">djb@cr.yp.to</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<div class="im">Ryan Sleevi writes:<br>
> What use case makes the "NaCl" algorithms (whose specification is merely<br>
> 'use NaCl', which boils down to "Use Salsa+Curve25519") worthwhile?<br>
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Of course, this doesn't imply that NaCl is what developers want, but<br>
high-profile applications such as DNSCrypt are in fact using NaCl in<br>
ways that seem easily generalizable to other applications.<br></blockquote><div><br><span id="result_box" class="" lang="en"><span class="hps">There are</span> <span class="hps">linux</span> <span class="hps">distributions that do not</span> <span class="hps">consider or</span> <span class="hps">cite</span> <span class="hps"></span><span class="hps">NaCl</span><span>.</span> <span class="hps">If</span> <span class="hps">an Open Source developer</span> <span class="hps">did not follow</span> <span class="hps">other sources of</span> <span class="hps">discussion</span> <span class="hps">he not</span> <span class="hps">would know</span> <span class="hps">it. I dunno why. Perhaps it is due to the FIFS 140. I am sorry if the observation is OT. <br>
<br><a href="http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation">http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraCryptoConsolidation</a><br></span><span class="hps"></span></span> </div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

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