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1:28 AM
I guess rolling your own is okay as long as you only do it as an exercise, but it is a big no-no otherwise? If you just want to practice and understand, what would be wrong with doing it yourself?
 
 
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5:51 AM
I often joke I'd rather spend time doing things, than beating ,my OS into working 1% better :D
 
 
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7:56 AM
@user402514 What knowledge do you gain out of designing and implementing your own cryptographic algorithm?
 
 
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3:51 PM
@MechMK1 the hard won knowledge of why not too ... when you get bitten hard
 
4:17 PM
@CaffeineAddiction No, I mean practically. You implement your own crypto and then what? Chances are nobody will look at it
 
@CaffeineAddiction problem is you never know you got bitten hard until way, way later...
 

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