[cryptography] Merkle Signature Scheme is the most secure signature scheme possible for general-purpose use

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Fri Sep 3 14:22:56 EDT 2010

On 03/09/2010 17:01, Marsh Ray wrote:
> I played with some simulations with randomly-generated mappings, the
> observed value would at times wander over 1.0 BoE/log2 N.

I think when I did this, I fully enumerated the behaviour of a truncated
hash (e.g. the first 20 bits of MD5).



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