What does "key pairs" mean?

Brian Murphy (brianm@earthlink.net)
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 17:05:00 -8


I've noticed that the client tells me:

Processor 1 -- 2^30 complementary pairs of keys starting with...

What exactly are "complementary pairs of keys"? Why are they
complementary?

Brian Murphy
Network Engineer
Earthlink Network, Inc.
brianm@earthlink.net
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