New Python block cipher API, comments wanted

Erik Max Francis max at
Wed Jan 29 06:55:02 CET 2003

Paul Rubin wrote:

> 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

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