Subject: Re: FUD about CGD and GBDE
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Poul-Henning Kamp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/03/2005 17:49:38
In message <20050303163731.GA8001@panix.com>, Thor Lancelot Simon writes:
>I could not disagree more. When it comes to nonstandard homebrewed
>cryptosystems foisted off on unsuspecting users with a bundle of
>claims of algorithm strength that they're not competent to evaluate
>for themselves, we do not need more ideas, nor more people trying
>out ideas; we need less.
>Standard, widely analyzed cryptographic algorithms are good.
s/ are good/, when applied with caution and wisdom, are good/
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