EdDSA and Ed25519

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Authors Simon Josefsson  , Niels Moller 
Last updated 2015-11-13 (latest revision 2015-05-12)
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The elliptic curve signature scheme EdDSA and one instance of it called Ed25519 is described. An example implementation and test vectors are provided.


Simon Josefsson (simon@josefsson.org)
Niels Moller (nisse@lysator.liu.se)

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