Where is ECC in gpg2 (specifically gnupg-2.0.21

Nicolai nicolai-gnupg at chocolatine.org
Sun Sep 15 22:11:44 CEST 2013

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 08:52:47AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:

>  - I am thinking to switch to Curve25519 based algorithms.  They have
>    been developed by Dan Bernstein et al. and are considered a sound
>    design.  I am currently working on the implementation of the signature
>    scheme in Libgcrypt.

Very nice.  Support for Curve25519 would make me far more likely to use
ECC in GnuPG.  Doubts about NIST curves aside, it has security features
not present in e.g. P-256.  It's also a lot faster.


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