Using EdDSA with Ed25519/Ed448 in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (curdle WG)
Authors Simon Josefsson  , Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 
Last updated 2016-03-20
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This document specify algorithm identifiers and ASN.1 encoding formats for EdDSA digital signatures and subject public keys used in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKIX) for Certificates and CRLs. Parameters for Ed25519, Ed25519ph, Ed448, and Ed448ph are defined.


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