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Re: NSA, ITAR, NCSA and plug-in hooks.
>as a compression program, but there's a key difference: the text
>compressor *doesn't* need a key.
Sure, 12 14 16, etc., bits as in the classic unix compress program.
>The encryption tool would have an interface like
> Boolean (*)( DataSource, DataSink, void*);
>A compressor written to the same interface would never need to touch
>that third argument. Therefore, the second argument is "specifically
>designed" to permit an encryption tool to be used.
Not at all. coyping inbuf to output is a common practice, it's quite
rare that you often compress in-place.