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Re: [MirageOS-devel] nocrypto with ECC?

On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 9:26 PM, Stefan Xenon <stefanxe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Am 10.04.2016 um 16:48 schrieb David Kaloper Meršinjak:
>> [re-send as it  bounced]
>> Hey Stefan,
>> On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 8:34 PM, Stefan Xenon <stefanxe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I'm wondering about nocrypto's future and in particular if there are any
>>> specific plans to add ECC support to nocrypto?
>> Yes.
>> I have the bulk of an ECC implementation for Weierstrass curves (over
>> large characteristic fields) sitting on my disk. I have some code for
>> Edwards curves too. I need to bring this into shape before releasing
>> it, but it's in the pipeline.
>> Other stuff that's in the pipeline is a much faster version of GCM,
>> and potentially some more ciphers.
> Sounds great.
>>> Also, reading nocrypto's issue tickets gives me the impression that
>>> significant work is required to make it a solid and mature library. Are
>>> there any plans to address those?
>> Which issues are of particular concern to you?
> Well, it was more of a general impression. In particular #1, #3, and #10.

I guess I'm a bit too liberal in openly documenting my own
reservations about my choices. At the same time, some of the concerns
are open-ended by nature, so I kept some of the issues open as a
reminder, even after the original situation had changed.

Thanks for the input, this was a good opportunity to close a bunch of tickets.


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