Subject: Re: encryption
From: Aaron Lehmann (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 19:00:26 CDT
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 07:48:40PM -0400, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
> 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.
The key word is "other WP's". Their encryption is laughable and
depends on obscurity.
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