Subject: Re: FUD about CGD and GBDE
To: Roland Dowdeswell <email@example.com>
From: Poul-Henning Kamp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/03/2005 18:15:41
In message <20050303165918.26C633700F@arioch.imrryr.org>, Roland Dowdeswell writes:
>I chose CGD with AES256 for two reasons. First I wanted to compare
>systems with comparable performance.
"More computing sins are committed in the name of efficiency
(without necessarily achieving it) than for any other single
reason - including blind stupidity."
GBDE has two major designgoals: Security and Usability/Deployability.
Performance is somewhere down the list after those two.
I'm looking forward to seeing something from you which amounts to more
than name-calling and hand-waving.
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