[cryptography] philosophical question about strengths and attacks at impossible levels

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 22:04:05 EST 2010


On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 1:37 PM, Marsh Ray <marsh at extendedsubset.com> wrote:
> ...
> The best term for this that I can think of is plain old "exaggeration", but
> I don't feel like that really captures the idea. It's more that the claims
> are extended beyond their original domain, to the point where they may no
> longer apply.

exagnorance. exaggerated claims made in ignorance of the subject at hand.

it is the bane of every technically minded creator who values
precision and accuracy...



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