[PATCH 3/3] Add support for GOST R 34.10-2001/-2012 signatures
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Oct 3 17:14:40 CEST 2013
On Thu, 3 Oct 2013 11:43, dbaryshkov at gmail.com said:
> of the domain field. From my understanding it is used only for key generation,
> isn't it? Does it have any other usecases?
There are two purposes for the dialect field:
- Allow to tweak the computation - for example in the case of EdDSA.
- Allow to divert for optimized maths for a specific curve.
> ecdsa signatures. Thus I added a (flag gost) to data/signature generation.
> IIUC, there is no any significant difference between ECDSA and GOST
Even then it might be useful to flag it as a dialect
(e.g. ..DIALECT_SUBGROUP) - might come handy later.
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