At 04:42 PM 11/21/97 -0800, Gary Liu wrote:
Why Rabin algorithm has been mostly ignored in discussions,
standards? It seems to me that Rabin algorithm is a very decent
alternative to RSA.
It is extremely fast in encryption and verification (only one modular
just as efficient as RSA in signing and decryption, and as secure as RSA
(also depends on the difficulty of factoring). I just do not understand
has been mostly ignored. Have I missed something?
Had you suggested it to me, I would have gladly put it in. Would you like
me to do that now?
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