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Re: Sample Twofish message

1999-04-09 02:51:03
Jon Callas <jcallas(_at_)NAI(_dot_)com> writes:

Do we agree now that the right thing to do is to start with a 16-byte IV,
encrypt 16 bytes, sync with 2 and then continue? That's what I thought we


all agreed on. If we agree that, then we don't have a problem, we have an
elided description that needs to be expanded when we revise the RFC. I
believe, though, that that's the right thing to do, work with full blocksizes.

We use a 8 byte IV for encrypting the secret key material; see
section 5.5.3.  Do we keep this 8 bytes or extend it to the blocksize?

Werner Koch at            keyid 621CC013