avoid P-256? (mod 0/78)
by Chas (22.214.171.124) on Wed Jan 11 18:36:13 2017 (GMT)
If I never use P-256, and always set either curve = secp384r1 or curve = secp521r1, then I can safely ignore this problem?
DJB only approves of the 521 curve in any case (and I always use it unless I'm dealing with Google Chrome):
To be fair I should mention that there's one standard NIST curve using a nice prime, namely 2^521 - 1; but the sheer size of this prime makes it much slower than NIST P-256.
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