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DSA-SHA256 / FIPS 186-3 timing (ACTION-131)

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 15:04:18 +0100
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To: XML Security Working Group WG <public-xmlsec@w3.org>

Here's the answer from Tim:

> From: Tim Polk <tim.polk@nist.gov>
> Date: 27 January 2009 23:02:25 CEST
> To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
> Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
> Subject: Re: FIPS 186-3 question
>
> Hi Thomas,
>
> I am glad to hear there is interest in using DSA-SHA256!
>
> FIPS 186-3 is currently sitting at the Secretary of Commerce's  
> office awaiting his/her signature.  Unfortunately, we missed  
> Secretary Gutierrez by about 24 hours on his way out, and a new  
> Secretary of Commerce has not been named yet.  I am hoping it will  
> be signed in February, but it could be sometime in March.   
> Transitions are always interesting...

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