wildfire at progsoc.uts.edu.au
Sat Feb 21 03:56:40 CET 1998
Seen on comp.security.pgp.announce:
CTC is PGP-compatible Freeware. It now offers PGP5.5
interoperability all ciphers (DSA, DH, 3DES, CAST5 and SHA-1).
It is released under the GPL and allows commerical use.
For more details see:-
Ian Miller <Ian_Miller at bifroest.demon.co.uk>
Since it is under the GPL it should be possible to grab things they done
nicely. Perhaps the PRNG? I've found G10's PRNG to be pretty slow (>60
mins to generate a 2K key on my 486).
Perhaps CTC and G10 can be successfully merged? I was just thinking about
pulling the hashing functions that G10 has into a library (say libhash).
`When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to
its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are
forbidden to know," the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how
holy the motives' -- Robert A Heinlein, "If this goes on --"
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