OpenPGP smartcard and P-256 in non expert mode

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Aug 12 09:21:00 CEST 2022

On Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:25, Sosthène Guédon | Nitrokey said:

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

Because we can't now what curves a certain smartcard supports.  The
announcement of the car capabilities is a relative new and optional
OpenPGP card feature and GnuPG shall still work with older cards.



The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that
refuse military service.             - A. Einstein
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