dominic.steinitz at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Jan 16 11:49:26 EST 2005
On Thursday 13 Jan 2005 9:38 am, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On 12 January 2005 19:45, Dominic Steinitz wrote:
> > Simon Marlow wrote:
> >> What's a LargeWord?
> > For example, the keys for for encryption algorithms are words of 128,
> > 192, 256 bits. They are composed from smaller words.
> > type Word128 = LargeKey Word64 Word64
> > type Word192 = LargeKey Word64 Word128
> > type Word256 = LargeKey Word64 Word192
> Data.LargeWord seems reasonable, then. We probably don't want these in
> Data.Word. Do they support the full range of operations and instances?
They only support enough operations to allow the Crypto package to work. It
would be easy enough to develop the full range but I don't have time at the
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