New Python block cipher API, comments wanted

Paul Rubin phr-n2003b at
Wed Jan 29 07:10:18 CET 2003

Erik Max Francis <max at> writes:
> > It sounds like you're thinking of this as some complicated subsystem
> > where a lot of API-level stuff needs to be ironed out that hasn't been
> > thought about yet.  It's not anything like that.  This functionality
> > has been done many times before and crypto application writers are
> > used to it.
> So why, again, does it need to be rushed into 2.3, which is already at
> alpha?

So that applications can use it without having to wait for 2.3.1 or

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