[Tutor] Humbly Announcing: cipher.py

Tesla Coil tescoil@irtc.net
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 22:43:24 -0600

I've put together a small module of functions frequently used
in a variety of pencil and paper cryptosystems--cipher.py is
appropriately available at Rob Andrews' Useless Python page:

I'm interested in review of the existing functions and deciding
possible additions for a future release.

Persons with too much time on their hands are invited to give
a whack at using the module to write a Playfair cipher.  This
one turns up occasionally as a programming contest problem:

Currently wasting my own time to provide a demonstration of
a completely different keysquare cipher...