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Why is domain separation required?

I understand that domain separation in hashing is important, but I'd like to understand more clearly why and what are the risks involved. What is the theoretical justification for requiring domain ...
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What non-trivial benefit does including a "context"/"signer info" provide in SM2-DSS and EdDSA?

While implementing SM2 DSS and reading RFC-8032 for EdDSA, I noticed that, both families of schemes provide provisions for including a "context" (in EdDSA) or "signer info" (in SM2 ...
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