Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 09:30:42 +0100 From: Albert Veli <albert.veli@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Origin of the .pot file extension I have wondered about this too. Maybe it is a reference to the pot at the end of the rainbow? Or is it an inheritance from the old unix crack software? On 2015-12-06 23:09, Matt Weir wrote: > This is a bit off topic, but I was wondering if there was any story > surrounding choosing '.pot' as the file extension for JtR's cracked > password file? I assume the 'P' stands for password but I'm stumped when it > comes to the 'ot'. > > Matt >
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