1994-11-23 - Re: Pentium bug and CRYPTO

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From: Dave Horsfall <dave@esi.COM.AU>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-11-23 01:09:11 UTC
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From: Dave Horsfall <dave@esi.COM.AU>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 94 17:09:11 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Pentium bug and CRYPTO
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On Mon, 21 Nov 1994, Mike Duvos wrote:

> Most other crypto should be fine as well.  Crypto is pretty much
> an integer exercise.

I'd be horrified if a crypto implementation used floating point, with
the implied imprecision...

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