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SubjectRe: idea: MAC level compression & crypto
Elmer Joandi wrote:
> for justification, there could be an reference rot13 transformation
> module :)
> or even more innocent - byteorder swaping transformation :)
> I feel I am been missing possibility for rot13 transformation of all IP
> packets for longer.

I really recommend NOT hinting at encryption by including a "rot13"

As said before in this thread, HOOKS for encryption are munitions, and
cannot be exported.

A hook for rot13 is a hook for a (weak) encryption algorithm. That
leaves no room to argue "But we didn't intend for it to get used for
encryption. Just for an optional byte-swap".


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