Subject: Re: encryption
From: Leonard Rosenthol (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 18:48:40 CDT
At 03:57 PM 4/23/2001 -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
>On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 01:00:28PM -0700, WJCarpenter wrote:
> > 1. Parity-match with other WPs which have a built-in protection
> > scheme.
>That security is no security. Especially since we are open source. See
>near the bottom.
I haven't read what ESR wrote, but having an open source product
do crypto is a GOOD THING! Otherwise, you have "security through
obscurity", and that's no security at all.
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