[rc5] Block size

Mike Fisher mikefisher at mindless.com
Tue Oct 28 16:34:53 EST 1997


At 04:11 PM 10/28/97 -0600, you wrote:
>On Tue, 28 Oct 1997, Bill Plein wrote:
>
>> >This doesn't answer your question directly (I don't know the reasons
>> >since I'm not in the core team or anything), but it's probably worth
>> >mentioning that Cyberian is also going to use 2^28 blocks this time
>> >around, and if both efforts use the same block size it would make it
>> >easier to share blocks.
[snip.. snip.. snip...]
>would be petty.
>
>The only thing that squabbling would do is get us bad press, and cause
>people to turn and walk away from both projects... which only helps those 
>like Louis Freeh who are trying to keep a cap on encryption.
>
>                               -Steve Langasek
>-doink-
>

Well said.

Mike Fisher
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