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    SubjectRe: idea: MAC level compression & crypto
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    Ralf Baechle wrote:
    > On Sun, Aug 29, 1999 at 12:44:14PM +0200, Rogier Wolff wrote:

    > > 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".
    >
    > Unlike for a hook for serious crypto a hook for ROT13 doesn't need to
    > handle keys ...

    Unlike the requirements for ROT13, I recommend giving the compression
    routine access to a pointer of "compression-parameters". For example,
    you can agree with your communications partner on a precomputed
    huffman table.

    Roger.

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