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From:Ed Carp Date:March 13 1999 4:36pm
Subject:Re: [spam 03.02/10.00 -pobox] Crypt Limitation?
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>I've been using the CRYPT function, but it seems I can
>only encrypt strings of eight characters or less, since longer
>strings with the same first eight characters
>will return the same encrypted string even if they are
>different strings.  Is there a way to encrypt longer
>strings?  I've read the docs, and didn't see anything
>about this limitation.


At the risk of sounding like I just graduated from high school, crypt sucks
for any sort of serious encryption.  What are you encrypting?  If a one-way
hash is all you need, why not use md5?

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Re: [spam 03.02/10.00 -pobox] Crypt Limitation?Ed Carp13 Mar