[PATCH 3/3] Add support for GOST R 34.10-2001/-2012 signatures

Werner Koch 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
> curves/keys.

Even then it might be useful to flag it as a dialect
(e.g. ..DIALECT_SUBGROUP) - might come handy later.



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