[Cryptography] Buffer Overflows & Spectre

Richard Outerbridge outer at interlog.com
Thu Nov 29 17:27:12 EST 2018

> On 2018-11-29 (333), at 16:23:36, Arnold Reinhold via cryptography <cryptography at metzdowd.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:45
> From: Nemo wrote:
>>> You did not give even one example of what you mean, so I will pick a
>> typical one: Integer overflow.

A favourite subject of mine, of course.

What about we all just agree how to stimulate that sort of integer emulation
precision using ROUND_TO_ZERO?

Or explicitly moving up to five-bit bytes, or 133 bit decimals?

Sheesh.  It’s legal for me to smoke pot in Canada.  Why not numbers?

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