firstly is that true that it could be done without the library?
is that a reasonable exercise for Abi?
Daniel Demesmaecker wrote:This being said, I do think it's a lot of bs, he can't use any lib's, libaries are there to make your life as a programmer easier and take care of a lot of the boilerplate code for you.
Chris Skidmore wrote:The comment from the teacher was if they were in the libraries he should have been able to write them himself. (another teacher in Germany says this would be uni-level stuff)
Campbell Ritchie wrote:And in the meantime I looked at Wikipedia about AES and the algorithm seemed really complicated, and I think you are right; this is beyond what you can reasonably expect somebody to do, even by copying.