Re: ACTION-239: Investigate alternative source for material in X9.62

ACTION-239 was actually closed during the F2F, but just last week (5/20), 
a new version of "SEC 1: Elliptic Curve Cryptography" was released by 
Certicom and this version does include a description on how to generate 
verifiably random curves. The description is stated to be "consistent" 
with the procedure in X9.62 and, while not identical in text, the actual 
algorithm - as best as I can tell - will yield the same results.

So it appears we know have a choice between keeping the X9.62 reference 
in XMLDsig 1.1 or changing to reference SEC 1 version 2.0 instead.

-- Magnus

Received on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 09:34:54 UTC