[rfc-dist] RFC 6637 on Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) in OpenPGP

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        RFC 6637

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) in 
        Author:     A. Jivsov
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2012
        Mailbox:    Andrey_Jivsov at symantec.com
        Pages:      15
        Characters: 31532
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-jivsov-openpgp-ecc-14.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6637.txt

This document defines an Elliptic Curve Cryptography extension to
the OpenPGP public key format and specifies three Elliptic Curves
that enjoy broad support by other standards, including standards
published by the US National Institute of Standards and
Technology.  The document specifies the conventions for
interoperability between compliant OpenPGP implementations that
make use of this extension and these Elliptic Curves.  

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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