[zeromq-dev] Proposal for ZeroMQ certificate format

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Tue Oct 15 20:12:36 CEST 2013

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> While I'm not defending MD5 at all, can a forgery m' have the same size as
> m?


As far as I can see, the signature has to be short enough to verify by
> hand. SHA256 would produce 32 bytes; just the same as verifying the
> CURVE key by hand.

I didn't realize you were just calculating a key fingerprint. I don't see
the point of doing that for Curve25519 keys, given their short length.

Tony Arcieri
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