Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:25:52 +0300 From: Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Johnny: core/jumbo differences > On Jul 31, 2015, at 11:40 PM, Frank Dittrich <frank.dittrich@...lbox.org> wrote: > > On 07/31/2015 10:17 PM, Mathieu Laprise wrote: >> Thanks Frank for the documentation, I'll look at those files. If I take >> prince for example, I see that there are a lot of options in the github >> issue doc. Do john-devs want Johnny to put all available options in the >> UI for those 3 modes even if it has risk of confusing less advanced user >> or we could choose the most important ? We could do it 3 ways: >> 1) Only add the options relevant to the majority of the users. >> 2) Add all options in johnny. However, we could separate in two areas >> (essential options for the mode vs advanced options) (differentiate >> optional vs essential parameters) >> 3)Add all options and don't separate them. > > I don't really know what users of johnny expect. > But I think most users who would prefer johnny over john on the command > line are best served with hiding much of the complexity. > I'm not sure hiding is the best approach, unless they're some really obscure options not expected to be used in 90% of the cases. We should expose as much as we can in favor of JtR feature completeness and strive to help the user decide if a certain option is good for him or not and where to get more info in regards to it. Shinnok
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