Triple-DES implementation in Python

Anthony Baxter anthony at
Sat Oct 20 07:43:22 CEST 2001

Or you could just grab M2Crypto, which has already done this :)

>>> Paul Rubin wrote
> Georg Bisseling <Georg.Bisseling at> writes:
> > I would go to, get a free C implementation,
> > learn how to integrate C extensions into python and do it.
> It's not that easy.  You'd then have to make loadable modules for
> every computer and OS that anyone who wants to use the function might
> be running.  There are plenty of C implementations of DES already
> linked to Python, but it's useful to also have a pure Python
> implementation.
> -- 

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