1996-12-13 - Java Crypto Code, was Re: Java DES breaker?

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From: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1996-12-13 08:21:40 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 00:21:40 -0800 (PST)

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From: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 00:21:40 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Java Crypto Code, was Re: Java DES breaker?
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At 10:29 AM -0800 12/11/96, Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM wrote:
>If Bill's client is sure to run the platforms that MS IE runs on, then this is
>not a consideration.

My client is interested in Java for its cross-platform strengths.  I think
that modern machines are fast enough to encrypt the amount of data involved
even running interpreted Java (assuming something like 3DES).  JITs will
only help.  I see no need for assembly level coding for my client's

(I certainly do see a need for assembly code in the DES crack attempt.)

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