Is ECC ready and increase the default RSA key size to 3072 bits?

Werner Koch wk at
Fri May 3 16:10:48 CEST 2019

On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:42, bernhard at said:

> Is ECC ready to be the default?
> My estimation is: It is not, and then we should switch the default to RSA3072
> until it is.

2.3 will use ed25519/cv25519 as default algorithms for new keys.  All
other major implementations support ed25519 and thus we are ready to
switch this summer.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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