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RSA, perl, and you

by outcast (Monk)
on Feb 20, 2001 at 23:31 UTC ( #59742=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

outcast has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Does anyone have any idea if there are any modules for perl that will allow you to generate, and encrypt text using RSA keys? I have had no luck with search engines, CPAN, or irc so I am asking you guy, or have fun a new open source project?

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Re: RSA, perl, and you
by Albannach (Monsignor) on Feb 20, 2001 at 23:36 UTC
    Supersearch is your friend! This is pretty cool (see the bottom of this page for a pure Perl version), and was noted in this thread here.

    --
    I'd like to be able to assign to an luser

(redmist) Re: RSA, perl, and you
by redmist (Deacon) on Feb 20, 2001 at 23:56 UTC

    Check out Vipul Ved Prakash's code (which is on the back of the Dolphin shirt from Thinkgeek that I am wearing right now) here. It uses dc, a reverse polish notation calculator, to fulfill it's duties.

    redmist
    Silicon Cowboy
      It uses dc, a reverse polish notation calculator, to fulfill it's duties.

      Not only that, it also uses GP/Pari, a great calculator built specifically for number theory. This baby is great for generating primes.

      Man, I love that shirt. I wear it in Physical Education and all the non-geeks (read: non-cool people) point at me in confusion and wonder what the gibberish on my back is all about. I just scoff them when they ask.

      [ar0n]

      i totally forgot about that i have that shirt too. I just have not worn it in a while. i need to be smacked

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