From: John Stanley (stanley@PEAK.ORG)
Date: Fri Jul 31 1998 - 10:23:36 CDT
On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> > > He told me the key when we met in person last week.
> > He told you the result of today's coin flip last week? Amazing!
I'm still amazed.
> NONE of the above represent _breaking_ the key. There is a difference
> between _breaking_ and _compromising_ the key.
The result is the same: I cancel your message. The security failed.
> If you don't understand why the difference is important - you have no
> business discussing crypto algorithms.
If only I was as smart as you, I'm sure I would accept your word for it.