Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:20:37 -0500 From: Jordan Bradley <jordan.w.bradley@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Making a thread safe implementation of bitslice DES On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 4:12 PM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > > What character encoding would you want to use on input to JtR, such as > in wordlists? Considering that with 2chan style tripcodes, the unicode input is converted to shift-jis, using anything other than SJIS is pointless as far as tripcodes are concerned. > > BTW, since DES-based crypt(3) uses 7-bit characters, some information > from those Shift-JIS characters is lost (or at least that's my current > understanding). It is quite possible to find the corresponding > 7-bit-only strings instead. > > Alexander I remember reading that on the mailing list somewhere. That's what makes DES 56 bit correct? Only the lowest 7 bits of the first 8 characters are used. -- Jordan Bradley
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