Patrick Patterson wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 November 2006 08:30, Dr. Stephen Henson wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006, Patrick Patterson wrote:
>>> Hi All;
>>> Since I can't find a "Todo" or upcoming feature list on the
>>> site, I thought that I'd ask to the list what is being worked on for
>>> 0.9.9.
>>> I'd also like to ask about the status of a couple of different items:
>>> 1: EC Certificates - from what I can tell, it would be rather tricky to
>>> generate X.509 certificates using EC instead of RSA.

>> That is supported in 0.9.9. Note that some features in EC standards have
>> not been finalised though.

> I know... however, there are beginning to be several implementations that are
> moving towards EC certs, so it's good to see that OpenSSL is ahead of the
> curve

to use EC public keys as specified in RFC 3279 in X509 certs
should already be possible with openssl 0.9.8. The new
signature algorithms (ecdsa-with-Sha256 etc.) will be integrated
in 0.9.9.

> I tried checking out the repository listed on, however, I don't
> see any tags for OpenSSL-0.9.9 - has it been branched yet?

0.9.9-dev is the cvs head

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