rotor alternative?

Nick Vargish nav+posts at bandersnatch.org
Fri Nov 21 19:40:18 CET 2003


Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:

> Rotor is not needed to provide that barrier.  You can do the same thing
> with a simple xor against the key.

Since rotor is there, though, people have used it.

It's also a nice homage to one of the defining periods of "modern"
cyptography. But that doesn't mean it needs to be in the standard
library.

Nick

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#  sigmask  ||  0.2  ||  20030107  ||  public domain  ||  feed this to a python
print reduce(lambda x,y:x+chr(ord(y)-1),' Ojdl!Wbshjti!=obwAcboefstobudi/psh?')




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