OpenPGP smartcard and P-256 in non expert mode

Sosthène Guédon | Nitrokey sosthene at
Thu Aug 11 17:25:55 CEST 2022

n 8/11/22 15:30, Ingo Klöcker wrote
> Only experts will be able to make an educated decision between P-256 and
> P-384. It's good to give "normal" people less choice by default because more
> choice will just confuse them even more. Even having to choose between
> Curve25519 and P-384 will be too much already for people who just have been
> told that they should generate an ECC key.

That makes sense to me. However why offer curves not supported by the hardware?


Sosthène Guédon

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