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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:17:21 -0700
From: epixoip <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] omegacrypt and timing

On 9/17/2014 9:59 AM, Brandon Enright wrote:
> Obviously I think the conventional wisdom that data-dependant branching
> is a no-no is wrong.

I've never heard that this was a no-no in the context of password
hashing. On the contrary, data-dependent branching is something that has
been considered highly desireable in password hashing, but viewed as
difficult to implement in a way where it is actually effective.

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