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Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 04:14:54 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Using DES_bs

On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 06:46:29PM -0500, Daniel Beard wrote:
> I want to clear something up that I realized I had never mentioned. The
> purpose of using DES bitslice is to generate a hash from an algorithm. The
> algorithm generates a salt from a user supplied password, then the password
> and salt are passed to the DES algorithm to generate a DES hash which is the
> current goal of my project.

All I can say is that the above is confusing in multiple ways, up to the
point where I don't dare to start asking clarifying questions.


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