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Fwd: [saag] Correction Re: NIST requests public comments on revision of FIPS 186-3 (DSS)

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 14:44:21 +0100
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Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>







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> From: Tim Polk <tim.polk@nist.gov>
> Date: 20 November 2008 01:55:52 CEST
> To: saag@ietf.org, cfrg@ietf.org
> Subject: [saag] Correction Re: NIST requests public comments on  
> revision of FIPS 186-3 (DSS)
>
> Folks,
>
> I just realized the website I was quoting from was *wrong*.  The  
> deadline for comments specified in the Federal Register Notice is  
> December 12, 2008 rather than the 19th.  That is the normative  
> reference, and it is still a hard deadline.
>
> I have emailed the NIST webmaster to get things fixed ASAP.  My  
> apologies for any confusion.
>
> My apologies.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tim Polk
>
> On Nov 19, 2008, at 6:44 PM, Tim Polk wrote:
>
>> Folks,
>>
>> I though that SAAG and CFRG members might be interested in the  
>> following announcement:
>>
>>> As stated in the November 12, 2008 Federal Register Notice, NIST  
>>> requests final comments on draft FIPS 186-3, the proposed revision  
>>> of FIPS 186-2, the Digital Signature Standard. The draft defines  
>>> methods for digital signature generation that can be used for the  
>>> protection of messages, and for the verification and validation of  
>>> those digital signatures using DSA, RSA and ECDSA. Please submit  
>>> comments to ebarker@nist.gov with "Comments on Draft 186-3" in the  
>>> subject line. The comment period closes on December 19, 2008.
>>>
>>
>> Most significantly, this document (if approved) will provide a  
>> standard reference for the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA) with  
>> larger key sizes.  FIPS 186-2 limited DSA keys to 1024 bits.
>>
>> The Federal Register Notice is available at
>>
>>     http://csrc.nist.gov/fedreg/FRN_Nov12-2008_Vol73No219_FIPS186-3.pdf
>>
>> and the draft FIPS is available at
>>
>>     http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/fips_186-3/Draft_FIPS-186-3%20_November2008.pdf
>>
>> Any comments would be appreciated. Note the deadline of December  
>> 19, 2008.  NIST hopes to resolve all public comments expeditiously,  
>> so this should be considered a hard deadline.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Tim Polk
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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