Re: Cohen's paper on byte order
From: MokKong Shen (mokkong.shen@tonline.de)
Date: 04/06/03
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From: MokKong Shen <mokkong.shen@tonline.de> Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2003 20:09:54 +0200
Paul Crowley wrote:
>
> No, AES does define a mapping onto sequences of bits. The trouble is
> that sequences of bits are not the "lingua franca" of computer
> communication and storage; sequences of uint8s are. This mapping is
> not defined. This is a rare failing in a standard.
I certainly misunderstood you, but doesn't the standard
in a figure depicts the sequence of 128 bits together
with the sequence of 8 of (its) 'bytes'? (It also gives
its numbering of bits in a 'byte'.)
M. K. Shen
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