1994-04-27 - Re: Liberating Schneier’s Code?

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From: Peter Wayner <pcw@access.digex.net>
To: pcw@access.digex.net
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UTC Datetime: 1994-04-27 19:02:01 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 27 Apr 94 12:02:01 PDT

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From: Peter Wayner <pcw@access.digex.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 94 12:02:01 PDT
To: pcw@access.digex.net
Subject: Re:  Liberating Schneier's Code?
Message-ID: <199404271901.AA21941@access1.digex.net>
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Yes, books are hard to update, but hardware is even harder. 
What is going to happen to all of those Capstone chips that use
the "old" unfixed version of MD-5? Imagine what would happen
if the Capstone was widely used in the country? It could easily
cost many millions to update an algorithm in hardware.