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Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2015 16:01:46 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: PRINCE-elem-cnt-max

On 09/10/2015 03:56 PM, Luis Rocha wrote:
> I could not find any document about PRINCE mode under the doc folder but
> according to options.h the --prince-elem-cnt-max= goes up to 8 chars.

That's not characters, but words, unless your wordlist just contains a
list of individual characters.

As long as there's no doc file for PRINCE mode, see atom's presentation
of PRINCE mode:

> Is it possible to extend this to 9, 10 or more chars?

I doubt that combining more than 8 words from a word list into a
password candidate really helps.


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