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Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:05:37 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: proof of concept converter of rexgen-like syntax into
 john rules

On 2014-04-17 23:58, magnum wrote:
> On 2014-04-15 21:26, Rich Rumble wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:11 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> One side effect when working with this is it makes me want a sed2rules
>>> generator too, perhaps even in combination with rexgen ;-)  This would
>>> finally solve the "complex leet permutations" problem (like "replace
>>> any of
>>> [aA] with any of [aA4@] *and* any of [eE] with any of [eE3] *and* any of
>>> ...").
>>>
>> Just a quick note, I have great success with "1337" rules that don't
>> replace ALL instances... But I get what you were saying :)
>> http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2010/08/03/4
>
> I bet that's very common. Doing what I describe above, we will create
> all combinations of "only some instances" as well as "all instances".
> But it would result in a large number of rules I guess.

On second thought that won't happen they way I described it. This is a 
complex issue!

magnum


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