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RFC 8152, "CBOR Object Signing and Encryption (COSE)", July 2017

Source of RFC: cose (sec)

Errata ID: 5669
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Marco Tiloca
Date Reported: 2019-03-23
Verifier Name: Benjamin Kaduk
Date Verified: 2019-03-25

Section 16.7 says:

Value:  This is the value used to identify the curve.  These values
   MUST be unique.  The value can be a positive integer, a negative
   integer, or a string.

Description:  This field contains a brief description of the curve.

References:  This contains a pointer to the public specification for
   the curve if one exists.

It should say:

Value:  This is the value used to identify the key type.  These values
   MUST be unique.  The values are positive integers.

Description:  This field contains a brief description of the key type.

References:  This contains a pointer to the public specification for
   the key type if one exists.

Notes:

This Registry is about Key Types, but the current text refers to curves.

The value identifying a key type can be only a positive integer.

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