Use of EdDSA Signatures in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)

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Author Russ Housley 
Last updated 2016-04-18
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This document describes the conventions for using Edwards-curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA) in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS). The conventions for Ed25519, Ed25519ph, Ed448, and Ed448ph are described.


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