Where is ECC in gpg2 (specifically gnupg-2.0.21

Josef Schneider josef at netpage.dk
Wed Sep 18 10:33:21 CEST 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:

> The standard already allows for all kind of curses.  They are specified
> by an OID and I offered DJB to assign OIDs from the GnuPG arc.  The
> original reason why I wanted an OID based design is so that it will be
> possible to use Brainpool curves which are preferred by some European
> institutions.  I rejected the idea to make them the default in GnuPG to
> support better interoperability but also told people that we change the
> default as soon as we see people are using other curves.  Meanwhile I
> don't think that we need a pool to settle on a different default.

Is there a way to say someone should under no circumstances send a
message to me that is encrypted with a NIST curve?
Even if that means, that he can't find a encryption for the message?

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