Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:04:33 -0400 From: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Cc: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com> Subject: Re: Patch for dynamically loaded formats On Sep 26, 2011, at 8:46 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > Thank you! Please announce this on john-users and ask for feedback. > Maybe we have another VMS person on that list. ;-) Is that list moderated? I joined a sent a message and it hasn't shown up yet. > I also recall that it was curious to > find out how DECnet relied on custom Ethernet MAC addresses - implying > that any NIC card capable of running DECnet had to allow the driver to > alter the MAC address (which might be a reason why NIC cards allow for > this in general). I has the advantage that you don't need an arp-like protocol. DECnet also uses multicast for its hello messages, it's always bothered me a little bit that TCP/IP use broadcast and not multi-cast in the obvious places. >>Dave
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