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Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 01:08:26 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Do we need --list=formats?

On 06/05/2012 09:21 AM, magnum wrote:
> On 06/05/2012 08:29 AM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> While for bash completion, parsing usage output is fine, a GUI might
>> want to list additional information, e.g. FORMAT_NAME and may be even
>> implementation details like  [128/128 BS SSE2] (so that the user might
>> see which formats support OMP...)
>> How hard would implementing this be?
> 
> The hardest part may be to decide the exact output format.

Since nobody else voiced his opinion, it might be best to wait until the
need for such a list emerges.
Who knows what information a GUI developer might want to display...

Frank

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