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Re: SSL trouble

>>   I don't get it.  If the challenge is partly secret, how
>> will I know if I crack the code?

> You don't thats how we make sure that you can't crack the code
> and not tell everyone else.

  Why would I want to do such a thing?  And if I did, why would
anyone care?

> Its a matter of principle, we should ensure that the key
> breaking service is not itself subject to cryptanalytic
> attacks.

  Absolutely.  And the simplest way to do that is to use the
random method!

>   One small point, cryptanalysis equipment is also covered by
> ITAR restrictions.

  What is the significance of this rather ominous warning?

Will French  <[email protected]>