What's so funny? WAS Re: rotor replacement

phr at localhost.localdomain phr at localhost.localdomain
Mon Jan 24 21:25:18 CET 2005


"Fuzzyman" <fuzzyman at gmail.com> writes:
> I also feel the lack of a standard cryptography module in the core...
> even a *basic* one. At least rotor provided that, before it was deprecated.

Rotor was insecure and really shouldn't have been used.  If you need
crypto in pure Python, try this:

  http://www.nightsong.com/phr/crypto/p3.py

It's a nonstandard algorithm, but so was rotor.  Its security should
be much better than rotor's, and its speed should be tolerable for
most purposes.



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