RE: [stella] Are 7800 demos legal???

Subject: RE: [stella] Are 7800 demos legal???
From: Paul Hart <hart@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 10:07:55 -0700 (MST)
On Wed, 24 Nov 1999, Ruffin Bailey wrote:

> I assume Atari did the encrypting for game publishers, and that's why
> the encryption check is "run over the complete code"?

Technically speaking the ROM images are digitally signed, not encrypted,
as I understand it.  Digital signatures employ many of the same algorithms
as used in encryption, but there is technical distinction between the two

Paul Hart

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