ANN: obfuscate

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 17:29:42 CET 2010


On 2010-02-09 09:37 AM, Daniel Fetchinson wrote:
>> I am pleased to announce the first public release of obfuscate 0.2.2a.
>>
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/obfuscate/0.2.2a
>>
>> obfuscate is a pure-Python module providing classical encryption
>> algorithms suitable for obfuscating and unobfuscating text.
>>
>> obfuscate includes the following ciphers:
>>   - Caesar, rot13, rot5, rot18, rot47
>>   - atbash
>>   - Playfair, Playfair6 and Playfair16
>>   - Railfence (encryption only)
>>   - Keyword
>>   - Affine
>>   - Vigenere
>>   - frob (xor)
>>
>> and others.
>>
>> DISCLAIMER: obfuscate is not cryptographically strong, and should not be
>> used where high security is required. (The ciphers provided in obfuscate
>> may have been state of the art centuries ago, but should not be used
>> where strong encryption is required.
>>
>> obfuscate is released under the MIT licence.
>>
>> Requires Python 2.5 or 2.6.
>
> Great, these packages are badly needed!
>
> If the code base stabilizes in a production version after losing the
> alphas and betas they would be a great addition to the stdlib, I
> think.

Why?

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco




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