[Ndn-interest] NDN Packet Format

Ersin.Uzun at parc.com Ersin.Uzun at parc.com
Thu Dec 12 11:03:07 PST 2013

Hi Michael,
I saw your comments regarding the public keys while catching up with my
email, and wanted to quickly say that we believe we have a way to solve
those issues of naming, getting and establishing trust to the keys in an
efficient way. We are finalizing the writeup now and will make it publicly
available soon. 

Typoed from my phone,

>> PublisherPublicKeyLocator: It has taken me some time to figure out how
>>to handle colliding key names and the only solution I can come up with
>>is to include the digest component in the key name. If that is the
>>intended way, I suggest to be more explicit about it in the
>digest can certainly prevent collisions, but given that NDN uses
>hierarchically structured names including key names, I would like to
>better understand your scenarios of possible key name collisions first,
>if you dont mind elaborate a bit.
>> On a slightly related note, high on my wishlist for format/protocol
>>redesigns is the ability to directly use public keys in place of digests
>>or locators, especially since implementations with fast operations and
>>256 bit public keys [NaCl] are available.
>this is an interesting suggestion. I think it assumes that some a prior
>steps already occurred that provided one with the keybits of a trusted

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