Future plans for implementation of other algorithms
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jan 26 17:45:50 CET 2011
On Jan 26, 2011, at 5:02 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 05:21, kgo at grant-olson.net said:
>> (Not that I'm saying there's anything wrong with using 1.4; I just doubt
>> ECC will be back-ported.)
> Well, at some point in time we might need to do that. If there are many
> ECC keys in use there is probably a need for ECC for server applications
> as well.
The smaller size of ECC is also useful for embedded systems, which tend to be both memory and CPU constrained.
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