[cryptography] Error in PKCS #1 v2.1?

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Thu Feb 17 16:29:11 EST 2011


On 2011-02-17 21:15, James Muir wrote:
> On 11-02-17 03:17 PM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
>> No. The octet length may be longer than 8 times the bit length, but never
>> shorter. It is only the bit length that actually matters.
> 
> ??
> 
> did you mean this:
> 
> "The octet length may be >= than the bit length divided by 8, but never
> smaller."

Yes. Should have proofread that more carefully.

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David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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