curve25519 and encryption capabilities

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Mon Sep 22 15:50:08 CEST 2014

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

Which was done, if memory serves, to get a one-time reduction in royalty
payments to some partner.  Long after the benefit from the misnaming is
gone they're stuck still supporting it.

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