[rfc-dist] RFC 8709 on Ed25519 and Ed448 Public Key Algorithms for the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol

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        RFC 8709

        Title:      Ed25519 and Ed448 Public Key Algorithms 
                    for the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol 
        Author:     B. Harris,
                    L. Velvindron
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2020
        Mailbox:    bjh21 at bjh21.me.uk, 
                    logan at cyberstorm.mu
        Pages:      7
        Updates:    RFC 4253

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-11.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8709

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8709

This document describes the use of the Ed25519 and Ed448 digital
signature algorithms in the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol. Accordingly,
this RFC updates RFC 4253.

This document is a product of the CURves, Deprecating and a Little more Encryption Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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