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Re: opensource satellites



>The last thing that is needed is an open source satellite with 500 people
>all giving their ideas on what needs to be fixed.  Let alone the security
>problem of everyone now knowing the command codes.

No modern cipher relies on the secrecy of the algorithm for its
security, because that is no security at all. Every modern cipher
worth its salt relies solely on the secrecy of the specific keys that
are used. Everything else can be safely published.

Phil
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