[TESTING] Curve25519 encryption support (update)

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jul 21 11:26:59 CEST 2015

On Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:02, pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz said:

> If you mean whether it's still reserved for 25519 rather than being assigned
> to something else then no, it's permanently assigned to 25519 so won't get

I expected nothing else.

> I don't know, 25519 is so new, and non-standardised for ASN.1 use, that I'm
> not sure whether anything's using it with things like certs.  That's why I set
> up that OID for it, to allow it to be used in ASN.1 objects.

Okay, to avoid using several OIDs for the same thing we will use it in
GnuPG and hopefully also in rfc4880bis.



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