Algorithm used by BigInteger prime generator?
bothner at cygnus.com
Thu Apr 22 11:01:38 PDT 1999
"D'Arcy Smith" <darcy at itools.symantec.com> writes:
> [crypto] is what [BigInteger] is was written for in the first place
I had the (unsubstantiated) impression was that it was written for
JDBC (i.e. a needed SQL data type). Certainly, I can't imagine
BigDecimal being useful for crypto, but big decimal integers
(at least 18 digits) are needed for database applications.
Cygnus Solutions bothner at cygnus.com http://www.cygnus.com/~bothner
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