1996-12-11 - Re: Codebreakers on the shelves!

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From: Steven Levy <steven@echonyc.com>
To: Derek Bell <dbell@maths.tcd.ie>
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Reply To: <9612101953.aa22445@salmon.maths.tcd.ie>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-11 16:07:49 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 08:07:49 -0800 (PST)

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From: Steven Levy <steven@echonyc.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 08:07:49 -0800 (PST)
To: Derek Bell <dbell@maths.tcd.ie>
Subject: Re: Codebreakers on the shelves!
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The events occuring after the finish of the original codebreakers 
(beginning the seventies, and including public key, Clipper ,etc) and 
covered lightly in the rewrite will be at the center of my book CRYPTO, 
which I am still finishing. Meanwhile, the re-release of Codebreakers 
is a firm reminder of Kahn's awesomeness.


On Tue, 10 Dec 1996, Derek Bell wrote:

> In message <v03007806aed2ec6f864a@[]>, "Timothy C. May" writes:
> >As near as I can tell, from the comments by Kahn and from looking at it,
> >the new edition is _exactly_ the same as the 1967 edition, with the
> >exception of one additional chapter. The last chapter covers the Enigma
> >story in detail.
> 	Is it based on the abridged or unabridged edition?
> >I'm hoping the new edition of Bamford is handled better.
> 	Any news as to a possible release date for that book?
> 	Derek