Cracking hashes with Python

Tim Delaney timothy.c.delaney at
Wed Nov 27 03:55:20 CET 2013

On 27 November 2013 13:28, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at>
> wrote:
> > On 26/11/2013 23:06, TheRandomPast . wrote:
> >> I'm stumped.
> >
> > Good to see another cricketer on the list :)
> May I be bowled enough to suggest that "stumped" doesn't necessarily
> imply a background in cricket?
> *dives for cover*

Surely that should have been "drives for cover" ;) I guess I'll play on ...

Before I go look it up, I'm guessing that the etymology of "stumped" is
actually coming from the problem of a plough getting stuck on a stump (i.e.
can't progress any further). Not much of an issue anymore since the
invention of the stump-jump plough:

(Looked it up, my guess is considered the most likely origin of the term).

Tim Delaney
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