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Sriram K

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:23 pm    Post subject: Data type compression & Encryption
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Can a alphanumeric data of 100 bytes compressed and encrypted to 40 bytes of alphanumeric variable?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:41 pm    Post subject:
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Maybe, depending on the algorithm used for the compression, and which method of encryption is being used.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Data type compression & Encryption
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compressed ... depends on the bits patterns
encrypted ... no ( encryption standards do not deal with compression )
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