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Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:52:46 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Node support

On 04/29/2013 10:22 AM, magnum wrote:
> I added -node support for Markov as it's not in core and we already had it in the contest branch.
> This means that
> 	./john -markov -node=2/3
> is superior to
> 	./john -markov=0:33%:67%
> I think we should deprecate the latter syntax.

How to proceed?

Add a warning when the old syntax is used, pointing out --node?
Adjust doc/MARKOV?
In a future release, finally drop the old syntax?

Or just drop the old syntax when --markov[=...] --node=... has been tested?


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