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Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 22:06:36 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Some more external mode definitions

Frank -

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 07:27:00PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> The first patch creates new [List.External:Repeats_*] sections, similar
> to [List.External:Repeats], but with a limited character set.
> Repeats_digits: '0' - '9'
> Repeats_lowercase: 'a' - 'z'
> Repeats_printable_ASCII: ' ' - '~'
> The common logic has been moved into [List.External_base:Repeats].

I don't mind, but I felt that Repeats was quick enough as it was, except
maybe for very slow hashes/ciphers - but in those rare cases you'd
probably want to reduce the length first / as well.

> The second patch adds a simple Rot13 filter, [List.External:Filter_Rot13].
> Words that don't contain any letters (and would remain unchanged after
> applying rot13) are skipped (word = 0).

Please document this detail in a comment.

Thanks,

Alexander

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