2.1 beta or release

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Fri Oct 24 23:17:20 CEST 2014

On 10/24/2014 04:21 PM, Hanno Böck wrote:
> What's the current status of ECC support?
> The latest beta I checked had support for the NIST curves but not for
> curve25519. As far as I followed discussions (also around google's
> endtoend) curve25519 seems to be the thing people generally want to use
> in the future. Will 2.1 have curve25519 support? (and is this sign-only
> or also for encryption?)

curve25519 is available in the current master branch (signing only, not

> Is there a consensus how to implement it in a compatible way between
> different pgp-implementations (that's probably mainly gpg and endtoend)?

afaict, endtoend isn't planning on using 25519, but i'd be happy to hear
that i'm wrong.


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