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SubjectRe: idea: MAC level compression & crypto
Rogier Wolff wrote:
>
<snip>
>
> I really recommend NOT hinting at encryption by including a "rot13"
> example.
>
> As said before in this thread, HOOKS for encryption are munitions, and
> cannot be exported.
>
Hooks for _strong_ encryption are, weak crypto (as rot13 _very_ clearly
is) is exportable (see your netscape browser). The other question is
whether the prohibition of crypto in e.g. France and Russia
covers/covered rot13. I think not. Rot13 is nothing that can be
considered _encryption_ anymore...?

Marc

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University of Bielefeld, Dep. of Mathematics / Dep. of Physics

PGP-keyID's: 0xd46ce9ab (RSA), 0x7ae55b9e (DSS/DH)


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