curve25519 and encryption capabilities

Werner Koch wk at
Sat Sep 20 10:50:35 CEST 2014

On Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:34, dkg at said:

> fwiw, djb seems to be proposing (on the CFRG mailing list) that the
> curve itself should be referred to as Curve25519; the signature
> mechanism should be Ed25519; and the DH key exchange should be X25519.

I know, it is now all a mess.  Reminds me of PGP's use of D-H while the
standard correctly uses Elgamal.



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