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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:24:01 -0400
From: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com>
Subject: Re: Some ideas about enhanced self-test


On Sep 27, 2011, at 10:12 AM, jfoug wrote:
> 
> Now one way to proceed is to somehow build the list of words to use, prior
> to actually 'entering' the loop the feeds the format benchmarking it.  If
> done this way we 'could' do frequency percentages, by building a pseudo
> wordlist during benchmarking, and adding words in proper proportion, then
> spinning through that list.  At benchmark time (the inner loop), we would
> not have to compute percentages.  They have been done 1 time, prior to
> startup.

I assumed that would be obvious to anyone implementing it when I
suggested have weighted tests.


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