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Re: Glitch in section 3.2

2001-05-02 13:15:22
hal(_at_)finney(_dot_)org writes:

Oh, I see what you mean.  I don't think they should be considered
MPIs while in the encrypted state.  They are encrypted MPI values.
Even though the bit length prefix is left in the clear, they are not to
be interpreted as MPIs until after decrypting.

This is all true, but the OpenPGP spec doesn't separate unencrypted
and encrypted MPI, they are treated in the same manner.

Florian Weimer                    
University of Stuttgart 
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