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On 2018-09-04 16:13, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2018-09-01, Peter Pearson <pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> wrote:
> 
>> Writing your own crypto software is fraught with peril, and that
>> includes using existing libraries.
> 
> Writing your own crypto software isn't a problem, and it can be very
> educational.
> 
> Just don't _use_ your own crypto software.
> 
> Howerver, the set of people who write software without intending to
> use it is pretty small...
> 

Apart from all the people writing specialist software that's not
relevant to their profession (seeing as they're programmers, not
whatever the target audience is) intending to sell it.