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About private key RRS feed

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  • Hi everyone, I have read "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA" and understood the calculation process of private key and pubic key. But there is a puzzle here, in that article, the private key stands for two big digits, however, when I open a private key file, what I see is a unregular string, is this a special form represented because of the wide range of that two digits ?

    any idea is pleasure ^_^
    Thursday, April 9, 2009 4:51 AM

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  • You are probably looking at something encoded in a base other than 10.
    Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:48 PM