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@@ -161,11 +161,11 @@ The second part describes concepts specific to anonymous file-sharing.
Almost all peer-to-peer communications in GNUnet are between mutually
authenticated peers. The authentication works by using ECDHE, that is a
-DH (Diffie---Hellman) key exchange using ephemeral eliptic curve
-cryptography. The ephemeral ECC (Eliptic Curve Cryptography) keys are
+DH (Diffie---Hellman) key exchange using ephemeral elliptic curve
+cryptography. The ephemeral ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography) keys are
signed using ECDSA (@uref{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ECDSA, ECDSA}).
The shared secret from ECDHE is used to create a pair of session keys
-@c FIXME: LOng word for HKDF. More FIXMEs: Explain MITM etc.
+@c FIXME: Long word for HKDF. More FIXMEs: Explain MITM etc.
(using HKDF) which are then used to encrypt the communication between the
two peers using both 256-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard)
and 256-bit Twofish (with independently derived secret keys).
@@ -174,12 +174,12 @@ authenticates each packet
without requiring signatures each time. GNUnet uses SHA-512
(Secure Hash Algorithm) hash codes to verify the integrity of messages.
-@c Fixme: A while back I got the feedback that I should try and integrate
+@c FIXME: A while back I got the feedback that I should try and integrate
@c explanation boxes in the long-run. So we could explain
@c "man-in-the-middle" and "man-in-the-middle attacks" and other words
@c which are not common knowledge. MITM is not common knowledge. To be
@c selfcontained, we should be able to explain words and concepts used in
-@c a chapter or paragraph without hinting at wikipedia and other online
+@c a chapter or paragraph without hinting at Wikipedia and other online
@c sources which might not be available or accessible to everyone.
@c On the other hand we could write an introductionary chapter or book
@c that we could then reference in each chapter, which sound like it