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Re: Next Steps

2007-11-06 06:50:52

Werner Koch <wk(_at_)gnupg(_dot_)org> writes:

On Mon,  5 Nov 2007 15:33, derek(_at_)ihtfp(_dot_)com said:

So now is the time to speak up and submit your drafts so we can show
the AD that there's enough interest to continue working, and that we
have a plan.

I am pretty sure that Ben Laurie will submit a new PFS draft and I would
be happy to implement it in GnuPG.  David Shaw has a draft for a

With the recent NIST announcements I consider work on ECDSA important
and a task the WG should take up now.

Yes, ECDSA would be yet another cipher draft.  If the WG wants to
standardize on that I think it falls under our charter.

Taking 2440 to DRAFT would require at last 6 months, plus this test
plan that shows valid interop testing on every feature in 4880.  Any

You mean taking 4880 to DRAFT?

Umm.. yea.  *looks sheepish*.  I guess I've been writing "2440" for
so long that it's going to take time to get used to saying 4880.  :-D


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