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[Bug 25839] New: Curve25519 Named Curve

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Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 21:18:28 +0000
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            Bug ID: 25839
           Summary: Curve25519 Named Curve
           Product: Web Cryptography
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Web Cryptography API Document
          Assignee: sleevi@google.com
          Reporter: w3@bluematt.me
                CC: public-webcrypto@w3.org

Thanks to some of its nice security properties, curve25519 has become
incredibly popular as the curve of choice for new projects[1]. As such, it
would be incredibly nice for it to be included in the NamedCurve dictionary.

[1] See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curve25519#Notable_uses and
http://ianix.com/pub/curve25519-deployment.html for some massive lists.
Specifically, I'm filing on behalf of Open Whisper Systems and TextSecure.

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