leves at elte.hu
Tue Mar 30 15:22:37 UTC 2010
On Tue, 30 Mar 2010, Germán Arduino wrote:
> I think that we need also some industry algorithms as DES, TripleDES,
> Blowfish, AES.
I'm unsure about Blowfish, but the other algorithms are implemented. DES
(and therefore TripleDES) even has a plugin to make it useable. I started
to write a plugin for AES but it's half baked.
> I never had the time to help to the Crypto team, and did a product
> using encrytion on Dolphin, but should try to implement here
> somethings.....as allways.......when time permits :(
> 2010/3/29 Levente Uzonyi <leves at elte.hu>:
>> On Mon, 29 Mar 2010, Casey Ransberger wrote:
>>> What's the usual best practice around crypto in Squeak? Usually rolling
>>> one's own crypto is a ridonculously bad idea so... do folks usually pipe
>>> things to and from the cryptography of the underlying OS using OSProcess?
>> There was a Cryptography team a few years ago with a few devs and big plans,
>> but the team disappeared somehow... Anyway we have some usable code and a
>> lot of half baked stuff here: http://www.squeaksource.com/Cryptography.html
>> Start with Cryptography-cmm.11.mcz if you're interested.
>> People are usually looking for three stuff:
>> - hashes (MD5, SHA1, etc). These work pretty well. I think MD5 should be
>> added to Squeak in the future. - SSL. It's somewhat broken (has issues with
>> certificates IIRC) and really slow if used without the DESPlugin. The Cobalt
>> developers forked the Cryptography package and fixed lots of stuff about
>> SSL. But if you just want to fetch a few web pages, you better try curl
>> - SSH. That's pre-alpha. :)
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