hanno at hboeck.de
Fri Jan 16 10:52:55 CET 2015
On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:48:34 +0100
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> It is likely that Curve41417 will eventually be added. However, we
> first need to settle for a point compression format for Curve25519.
> That is more important that a stronger curve.
From my observation of curve debates it seems to me right now that
E-521 has much more support behind it than curve41417. It follows
similar criteria but has been independently discovered by three
different teams afaik. (one of the teams being bernstein/lange, so it
follows the same security criteria as curve25519/curve41417).
Likely CFRG will also choose some larger curve at some point and that
will likely be E-521 and not Curve41417.
Probably makes sense to choose E-521. Or wait with whatever cfrg comes
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