Subject: Re: The Pledge model -- K5 generates 6 mos income in three days
From: Ben Laurie <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 14:51:42 +0100

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> If you add the quantifier, so your statement reads "_all_ your
> software", you are probably right.  And _some_ software (RSA comes to
> mind) is sufficiently hard to reimplement from the spec (Diffie-
> Hellman IIRC) that making it proprietary always makes business sense.

Errr? OpenSSL? BTW, RSA is trivial given a bignum library. And bignum is 
trivial if you don't care about speed.




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