Block cipher/Approval

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Howard C. Berkowitz nominated the version dated 23:42, 30 November 2009 (UTC) of this article for approval. One other editor supported the approval (Peter Schmitt). The Mathematics Workgroup and Computers Workgroup oversaw this approval and the article was approved on, or around, 1 December 2009.

Re-Approval Process September 2012

Comments by Sandy Harris, Computers Editor and chief author of article

See previous comments at Talk:Block_cipher/Draft#Comments and "re-approve? above that.

No major changes. Added the Lai-Massey construction as a third design pattern, along with SPNs and Feistel ciphers. Rewrote here and there, hopefully clarifying. Previous comments have a link to a diff that shows all changes since the previous approval. Sandy Harris 00:03, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

Actually, that diff is not complete; I have made a few more changes. a current diff is [1]]. Sandy Harris 00:55, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

Comments by Approval Manager, Anthony.Sebastian

This article is ready for re-approval. Hopefully more computer Editors/authors will get on board with new Draft version, and we'll see it keep improving as new knowledge comes along. Anthony.Sebastian 03:52, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

As Sandy is Editor in at least one of the workgroup categories applicable to this article, is the predominant author, has an excellent track record and set of credentials, he may self-approve this article to replace the currently approved version, according to Managing Editor decision:

Approval of Editor-authored articles.

Anthony.Sebastian 00:00, 7 September 2012 (UTC)


Sandy Harris nominated the version dated 01:12 3 September 2012 of this article for approval. One other editor supported the approval (Anthony.Sebastian). The Mathematics Workgroup and Computers Workgroup oversaw this approval and the article was approved on, or around, 15 September 2012.