ANN: obfuscate 0.2.2

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Apr 10 23:44:06 EDT 2010

On Sun, 11 Apr 2010 03:00:50 +0000, geremy condra wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 1:17 AM, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve at> wrote:
>> On Sat, 10 Apr 2010 13:34:17 -0700, Paul Rubin wrote:
>>> Steven D'Aprano <steve at> writes:
>>>> DISCLAIMER: obfuscate is not cryptographically strong, and should not
>>>> be used where high security is required.
>>> Certainly no one should never use obfuscate's rot13 function for high
>>> security.  Use at least double-rot13 instead, or maybe even quadruple
>>> rot13 ;-).
>> Ha ha, that's funny! I've never heard that one before! *wink*
> I think I lost a sarcasm detector to this line- are you being serious?

Possibly I overloaded your sarcasm detector and broke it.

No, I'm not serious. If I had a dollar for every time somebody suggested 
using rot13 twice for extra security, I could buy out Microsoft.

Hell, if I had a dollar for every time *I* suggested using rot13 twice, I 
could buy out Google.


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