Encrypting a short string?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Mon Feb 11 23:15:33 CET 2008

En Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:19:00 -0200, erikcw <erikwickstrom at gmail.com>  

> In essence what I'm doing is trying to manage tickets for a helpdesk.
> I want the ticket identifier to be short enough to fit in the subject
> line along with the normal subject chosen by the user.  So
> cryptographic security isn't really important.  I can't use the from:
> field because a single user could have multiple tickets.

And you don't like [bug12345] or even [12345]? To the user, it's a lot  
clear its purpose, and anybody will understand what you mean if you say  
"Please maintain the bug number in the subject line" or similar.

Gabriel Genellina

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