Re: Data Compression Before or After Encryption ?

From: Douglas A. Gwyn (
Date: 10/23/04

Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 06:39:22 -0400

Skybuck Flying wrote:
> You did not understand what I wrote there ;)

What yu wrote was simply wrong.

> 128 bit compression will give the same compression before or after 128 bit
> AES ;)

That is also wrong.

> 8 bit compression however will give better compression before 128 bit AES <-
> that's my bet ;)

There is no need to "bet"; it's obvious if you understand
what compression does and what encryption does (in general