[zeromq-dev] Proposal for ZeroMQ certificate format

crocket crockabiscuit at gmail.com
Thu Oct 17 03:06:16 CEST 2013

A digest might save network bandwidth in exchange for more CPU usage.

On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 5:40 AM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Pieter Hintjens <pieterh at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I tried to explain the use cases in my article. The goal is to send my
> > public key to you without leaking the fact.
> That doesn't explain under what circumstance someone going to
> authenticate a public key without immediately using it for Curve25519
> D-H if it's valid. For authentication purposes, there's two things
> that make sense, IMO:
> 1) The entire public key
> 2) A large (e.g. 256-bit) digest of the public key which provides
> preimage resistance... but why would you use this over a public key?
> --
> Tony Arcieri
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