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Re: Comments/questions on library interface

jtkohl@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (jtkohl@ATHENA.MIT.EDU)
Mon Dec 4 15:09:42 1989

Date: Tue, 28 Nov 89 17:17:07 -0500
From: John T Kohl <jtkohl@ATHENA.MIT.EDU>
To: sommerfeld@APOLLO.COM
In-Reply-To: Bill Sommerfeld's message of Tue, 28 Nov 89 13:50:34 EST,
	<8911281859.AA02907@xuucp.ch.apollo.com>
Subject: Re: comments on header files.

> Date: Tue, 28 Nov 89 13:50:34 EST
> From: sommerfeld@APOLLO.COM (Bill Sommerfeld)

> Yes, but do all stream ciphers built on block ciphers use a scheme
> identical to CBC to merge together blocks?  I don't think we can
> depend on that.

I'm not sure exactly what you're getting at here?  The chaining method
between blocks (should be) irrelevant to the interface.
If you're referring to the layout in memory of the blocks, I think we
can assume that an encryption function should deal with making it look
"right".

John

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