using codecs for encryption?

Gillou nospam at bigfoot.com
Fri Dec 28 22:47:52 CET 2001


Yes,

Have a look to M2CRYPTO,

http://www.post1.com/home/ngps/m2/

"Joshua Muskovitz" <joshm at taconic.net> a écrit dans le message news:
3c2bf123_2 at corp.newsgroups.com...
> This just in, from the top of my head...
>
> Has anyone thought about implementing encryption libraries (des, pgp, &c)
as
> codecs in 2.2?  Would there be a way to pass a key (or keypair) to the
> codec?  The codec would also have to maintain some sort of state somehow.
>
> I just think it would be really cool to be able to say something like:
>
> c = DESCodec(key)
> plaintext = 'shh, here's the secret formula...'
> ciphertext = plaintext.encode(c)
> ...
> c.resetState()
> plaintext = ciphertext.decode(c)
>
> -- josh
>
>
>
>
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