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Re: [GNUnet-developers] Guix - GNUnet binary ditribution roadmap

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [GNUnet-developers] Guix - GNUnet binary ditribution roadmap
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:00:46 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:

> Christian Grothoff <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On 03/14/2014 02:27 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>>> Guix is not tied to any particular public key crypto algorithm.
>>> Currently we typically use RSA key, as you note, but we could just as
>>> well tell libgcrypt to use something else, no?
>> Yes, and my point is you should.  I also do not believe in giving
>> users choices in this respect, as they will invariably make bad
>> choices.
> Heh, right.
>> For GNS-compatibility, you should use ECDSA on Curve25519 with RFC 6979
>> (deterministic ECDSA).
> OK, then we should make it the default.  IIUC, this should be:
>   (genkey (ecdsa (curve Ed25519) (flags rfc6979)))



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