Patch for 4096-bit keys on OpenPGP cards

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Mar 30 18:05:42 CEST 2011

On Wed, 30 Mar 2011 17:57, chris at said:

> Interesting... when you say ECC coming soon, do you mean there is (or
> soon will be) GnuPG-compatible ECC hardware available to buy? I'd

In fact ECC smartcards used to be much cheaper than RSA cards because
they can be implemented without an crypto accelerator.

For the next spec of the card we try to cleanup the ECC specs.



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