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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:09:52 +0400
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Aleksey's Status Report - #14 of 15

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 10:02:48PM +0400, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> During last week I implemented basic support for -format, -subformat options
> and for mode selection options. I totally redesigned options page.
> Though it seems I overloaded it a bit so when I would add more options
> I would split it into 'options' and 'modes'. Now it is split in such
> two sections but both of them are on one page. However now I would
> like to go with settings and other stuff because there are a lot of things
> about design that should be changed, and I think 'changed later' during
> polish.
> Currently there are following modes supported: default behaviour
> (without keys at all), "single crack", wordlist, "incremental" and
> external modes. Markov is left for future changes. Are that all modes
> available?
> I made short descriptions/tips for each mode. I think they should help
> an user. However they are always visible. I think it would be good to
> make an ability to disable this through settings.

I made a screenshot with current options page. It is available on new
wiki page:

Also on screenshot new label on progress bar is shown. '-format:des'
is raw key passed to John. I think I will change it to be pretty then.

Aleksey Cherepanov

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