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Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:40:47 -0700
From: Alain Espinosa <alainesp@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: formats interface enhancements

On 7/12/12, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 09:54:03AM -0700, Alain Espinosa wrote:
>> I propose "get_candidate_keys()" to use different "protocols" (so
>> there is more than one get_candidate_keys() for each cracking mode)
>> and not only and array of strings. Its a little more complex to
>> implement but can be very efficient.
> [...]
>> In the developing version of Hash Suite there is almost perfect
>> multi-threading. It was relatively simple to implement using
>> "protocols".
>
> What do you mean by a "protocol" in this context?

I mean the format of data returned by a call to
"get_candidate_keys()". Normally its UTF8 strings, but can be Unicode
or a custom format.

saludos,
alain

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