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Re: Restarting the 40-bit debate

1997-05-07 14:03:12
In these discussions I always end up at the same point.  Why is there no
differentiation between a spec that allows the OPTION of using a weak
algorithm, versus a REQUIREMENT of using a weak algorithm?  

Optional weak algorithms are fine, as long as there are mandantory
algorithms of sufficient strength, and as long as the optional 
algorithms are not endorsed as part of the standard.