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Re: Support for ECB

From: Zooko Wilcox-OHearn <zooko@leastauthority.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:01:31 -0600
Message-ID: <CAM_a8JzL2j_hD3DJ4f1ARorK=gzufWrZ3ARSAeRMNxBUrfe1fA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Folks:

Vijay: clever idea.

To Ryan's hypothetical example of using ECB mode to compute a
non-standard CTR mode efficiently, I'd like to add Vijay's
hypothetical example of using ECB mode to compute a number of separate
things (generating IVs, in the example) efficiently. I'm still not
aware of any actual use of ECB mode in practice which isn't fatally
flawed, however!

Regards,

Zooko
Received on Friday, 14 September 2012 22:01:58 UTC

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