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- Subject: Re: [ANN] NumberScript -- a little language that compiles to Lua
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:26:20 +0100
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 04:20:46PM +0100, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 11:28:30AM -0300, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> > > On 25/06/2012 9.06, Enrico Colombini wrote:
> > > >But programs should compress better :-)
> > >
> > > I take that back: of course it will have the same information content.
> > Encripted files have exactly the same information content of the
> > original, but usually they do not compress at all.
> This is because it is important that your ciphertext is extinguishable
> from random data.
Indistinguishable, obviously. I think it's time I went home.