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Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 20:14:56 +0800
From: Lei Zhang <>
Subject: Re: Lei's weekly report #15

On Aug 13, 2015, at 7:24 PM, Frank Dittrich <> wrote:
> On 08/13/2015 12:17 PM, Lei Zhang wrote:
>> For example, '€€€€€€€' cannot be cracked, while '€€€€€€' (one less char) can be cracked.
> In utf-8, € needs 3 bytes. So, these are 21 bytes which will get
> truncated to 19.

I'm a bit confused. So this PLAINTEXT_LENGTH limit is byte-wise instead of character-wise?


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