Comment should be added to officeal documentation

Adam Langley agl at
Wed Jul 30 22:52:47 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 1:25 PM, Jabka Atu <mashrom.head at> wrote:
> The next comment should be added in encrypt / decrypt :
> "When using ARCFOUR you should use two different handlers (one for
> encryption and other for decryption with the same key ) ."
> Special thank <Adam Langley> that gave me that solutione ( i wasted 36
> coding hours on that ) .

Well... that's true of any handle which keeps state, right? What about
CTR mode block ciphers, or CBC, or ... Or the K(block) style stream
ciphers like Salsa20.. or probably anything that isn't ECB. It's been
a while since I used the gcrypt API, but I believe that's true.


Adam Langley agl at

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