Re: [openpgp] AEAD Chunk Size

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> Mon, 18 March 2019 06:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: [openpgp] AEAD Chunk Size
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On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:48, neal@walfield.org said:

>> > Are you arguing like Werner that catching transmission errors is
>> > enough and that we shouldn't bother with ciphertext integrity?
>> 
>> I never said this.
>
> I was referring to this:
>
>   On Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:50:15 +0100,
>   Werner Koch wrote:
>   > Let me repeat it again: The chunking was introduced for just one
>   > purpose: To be able to detect rare transmission errors earlier than at
>   > the end of the message.

Sorry, can you please explain how you can read out of this that I 
said: "we shouldn't bother with ciphertext integrity".


Shalom-Salam,

   Werner

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