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Re: Minutes of 011203-tele Minor comment

From: Donald E. Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 00:44:06 -0500
Message-Id: <200112050544.AAA0000028159@torque.pothole.com>
To: reagle@w3.org
cc: xenc <xml-encryption@w3.org>

>http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/Minutes/011203-tele
>
>  2001-December-03
>  Chair: Joseph Reagle
>  Note Taker: Joseph Reagle [ascii]
>
>...
>  Pending
>     ...
>     * Jiandong Guo
>         1. Nonce and Key Wrap Algorithm: "It seems to me that with the
>            key wrap algorithm specified in section 5.6.2, there is no
>            way a nonce can be used, although you may still set up one in
>            the corresponding CipherData element by the document."
>            Eastlake responded that if you have a bad key, a nonce won't
>            help you in any case.

"you have a bad key" -> "your keys have insufficient entropy"

>     ...

Donald
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