API review for X25519/X448

Adam Petcher adam.petcher at oracle.com
Wed Jan 3 19:36:20 UTC 2018

+core-libs-dev (to get some additional API guidance)

On 1/3/2018 11:26 AM, Adam Petcher wrote:
> Now that the JEP[1] for X25519/X448 key agreement is a candidate, we 
> can proceed with the API and specification review. Please review the 
> proposed API spec[2] and provide comments by the end of Saturday,  
> January 13, anywhere on earth. At that point, I will combine your 
> feedback with the initial feedback from the CSR group[3] and submit 
> the API for final review by the CSR.
> The only significant change to the API since our last discussion[4] is 
> that I changed the names of the key specs and interfaces from "XDH..." 
> to "XEC..." This makes them more general and reusable in things like 
> XEdDSA[5] and other non-Diffie-Hellman cryptosystems based on the 
> representations/operations defined in RFC 7748[6].
> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/324
> [2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8189806
> [3] https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/csr/Main
> [4] 
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2017-September/016325.html
> [5] https://signal.org/docs/specifications/xeddsa/
> [6] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7748

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