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Re: block encryption algorithm padding

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 11:09:45 -0400
Message-Id: <200204181509.LAA31560@tux.w3.org>
To: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>, xml-encryption@w3.org
On Tuesday 16 April 2002 09:36, Christian Geuer-Pollmann wrote:
> Just to have a way to name padding mechanisms, here are some examples:
> ISO10126d2Padding FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF 7D 2A 75 EF F8 EF 07
> ISO 10126 D2 defines to fill the octets before the length with random
> data

A quick nit to improve my understanding (particularly as I can't easily 
find ISO 10126), this isn't "random" data in any strict sense of the word 
right? It's "arbitrary" data.


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