ECC and CMS (Re: [Announce] The fifth Beta for GnuPG 2.1 is now available for testing)
bernhard at intevation.de
Tue Jul 8 09:56:38 CEST 2014
On Monday 07 July 2014 at 16:08:09, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
> On 07/07/2014 04:01 PM, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > On Thursday 03 July 2014 at 12:05:07, Werner Koch wrote:
> >> I just released the fifth *beta version* of GnuPG 2.1. It has
> >> been released to give you the opportunity to check out new
> >> features and to fix the bugs in the last beta.
> > Congratulations on the new beta!
> > About th ECC support in GnuPG 2.1: Does this work with OpenPGP and
> > CMS?
> ECC support for OpenPGP is defined in RFC6637
> > With the same algorithms?
> Only the NIST P-curves are currently defined for OpenPGP although some
> serpent and brainpool curves also works using the basic framework of
> RFC6637 - these are also included in SKS. See e.g.  for discussion
> on Ed25519 that is currently implemented in GnuPG 2.1 but does not yet
> have an RFC.
thanks for the pointers!
Do you also know the status of CMS (x.509) for S/MIME?
>  http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6637
>  http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/openpgp/current/msg07194.html
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