[Cryptography Team] ECC and/or NSA Suite B?
Ron at USMedRec.com
Fri Nov 24 22:37:35 UTC 2006
I agree with you both! This team should be fun. What we are doing is very
interesting and very rewarding. Thank you everyone for your time!
Happy holidays to everyone from my family too!
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> Krishna Sankar
> Sent: Friday, November 24, 2006 3:09 PM
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> Subject: RE: Re: [Cryptography Team] ECC and/or NSA Suite B?
> You wrote :
> > 1) I love crypto, and building an ECC implementation would
> > teach me a great deal about it;
> > 2) It gives me a reason to learn Smalltalk, something I've
> > toyed with a dozen times in the past but never made progress
> > at because I had nothing concrete to work on; and
> > 3) It would just be fun. I'm weird that way.
> > But the last thing I want to do is run afoul of Certicom (or
> > cause others to run afoul of them).
> > So, advice? Should I press ahead?
> Same reason for me to get involved as well ! Interest in crypto as
> well as a good reason to work on Smalltalk.
> Just as a POV, it is Ok to develop ECC. It gives us a leg up for our
> cryptography portfolio. Naturally we would need to figure out the legal
> issues before making it part of the system; but we would need to do that
> anyway. So your efforts (if you choose to do so ;o)) will not be wasted.
> I have been looking at the SHA code towards developing the SHA512
> and would welcome you help. We can learn collaboratively ! I was waiting
> the holidays to be over before starting in earnest.
> Cheers & happy holidays (Just came back from a grueling Black Friday
> shopping (er .. carrying bags for the better half ...)
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