ANN: obfuscate 0.2.2

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Apr 11 06:37:31 CEST 2010


In article <mailman.1734.1270954853.23598.python-list at python.org>,
geremy condra  <debatem1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 1:17 AM, Steven D'Aprano
><steve at remove-this-cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>> On Sat, 10 Apr 2010 13:34:17 -0700, Paul Rubin wrote:
>>> Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> 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?

There are people who have a .sig that says, "This message protected by
double-rot13 for extra security."  It's an extremely common jape.
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