Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:12:29 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: plaintext truncation On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 12:18:13AM +0200, magnum wrote: > The plans we have for interally representing plaintexts as UTF-32 > throughout all of core will fix this and *many* other issues. All such > figures will always mean characters, not necessarily bytes. > > BTW right now I don't really expect that new code to ever (!) merge into > Jumbo as we know it. It will stay as another fork, whatever name we'll > give it. As a heads-up, I expect to continue my work mainly in that > fork. However, all this is just ideas so far, we'll see what actually > happens. Also, the plans right now has a nice side effect: All format > plugins will be 100% compatible between those two forks/versions of Jumbo. "As a heads-up, I expect to continue my work mainly in that fork." Does this mean someone else will need to volunteer as the new primary maintainer for jumbo? Alexander
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