[Cryptography] Is ASN.1 still the thing?

Bayuk jennifer at bayuk.com
Thu Nov 16 13:00:36 EST 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, James A. Donald wrote:


> Mongo aims to be the database and file system for  massively parallel
systems, and its native language  is json documents even if you are talking
to it in  C++


Actually, MongoDB native is BSON, not JSON.   BSON has a more native types
(datetime, int32, int64, decimal, binary) and requires only
encoding/decoding -- no whitespace parsing; its first four byte contain
total byte size to allow for memory allocation and/or size thresholds for a
comparison, so it is potentially useful in this context, and I have seen
round-trip hashing success with it, see:




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