Re: Cryptonomicon and OTP breaking
From: contact (contact@
From: "contact" <contact@<nospam>eversealsolutions.com> Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 11:55:13 -0700
No you didn't. But what 'systematic failure of randomness' means, appears
to be in the eye of the poster. I hear the sound of hairs being split.
"Douglas A. Gwyn" <DAGwyn@null.net> wrote in message
> >>>Errrrr, NO.
> >>Errrrr, YES.
> >>Reusing entire pages of key is certainly a systematic
> >>failure of randomness.
> > Oh, come on, not in the way you described.
> > They are still random, it's just that now they are known values.
> > That's not an example of cracking an OTP by figuring out the sequence of
> > RNG file.
> I never said anything about "figuring out the sequence of
> the RNG file"!