Miscellaneous questions

Vlad "SATtva" Miller sattva at pgpru.com
Tue Apr 15 12:08:41 CEST 2008

Robert J. Hansen (15.04.2008 06:06):
> ... Rijndael is AES, incidentally.  Rijndael was the name it was
> submitted under to the AES competition.  Once it was chosen as the
> winner, it became AES.  And yes, I have seen people passionately
> advocating for the inclusion of Rijndael in OpenPGP, despite the fact
> it's already there, just under the name AES.

Not strictly so. IIRC, Rijndael has support for block size up to the 256
bits. AES (as a standard) has more tight restrictions -- 128 bits.

SATtva | security & privacy consulting
www.vladmiller.info | www.pgpru.com

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