(flags eddsa) and (flags gost)

NIIBE Yutaka gniibe at fsij.org
Wed Apr 30 09:33:22 CEST 2014


On 2014-04-30 at 10:08 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> Regarding (flags gost). GOST R 34.10-2001/-2012 use Weierstrassian
> curves. Nothing stops us from calculating ECDSA on GOST curves
> or GOST signatures e.g. on NIST curves. Thus (and because of eddsa
> flag) using (flags gost) with (data ...) seemed logical.

Thank you for the clarification.  I understand this case.

I didn't consider this is the case.

On 2014-04-30 at 09:02 +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> If the flag is missing, it would be okay to get it from the curve
> (i.e. using the default).  If the flag is given a consistency check
> would be useful.

I see.  That's reasonable.

When I'll find adding the feature to get it from curve is useful, I'll
propose it.  For now, I remember that it is data where we specify the

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