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Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 07:47:10 -1000
From: Agnieszka Bielec <>
Subject: Re: [GSoC] John the Ripper support for PHC finalists

Sorry, it's only my fault.
Now I keep my eyes on POMELO

2015-03-21 6:59 GMT-10:00 Solar Designer <>:

> On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 06:36:03AM -1000, Agnieszka Bielec wrote:
> > I would like to apply for John the Ripper support for PHC finalists. I
> have
> > received a task - "add a JtR format for one of the PHC finalists" and I'm
> > workng on it now.
> Sounds good.
> > I must say that I don't have any previous experience in
> > developing JtR so I'm learning this now.
> That's fine.
> > I think it will be one of yarn,centrifuge or tortuga.
> None of these are finalists.  Please pick up one of the 9 finalists
> instead.
> If you don't mind answering, what made you think these 3 would be
> appropriate, given that the task's name clearly says "finalists"?
> (The task description also mentions "and optionally some non-finalists",
> but it's probably not a good idea to start with the optional portion.)
> Can/should anything be described more clearly on our ideas page or on
> the PHC website that would prevent this misunderstanding?
> Thanks,
> Alexander

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