cvs commit: src/usr.bin/enigma enigma.1
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon May 17 08:27:46 PDT 2004
In message <20040516165428.78A602080B at citi.umich.edu>, Jim Rees writes:
> You're pretty wrong about it being unsafe.
>It's unsafe unless used correctly. So I guess we're in agreement. But how
>useful is a cipher that has to be re-keyed every 200 characters? And how
>likely is it to be used correctly?
My kids have had a blast out of the CD-turned 1-rotor-Enigma I bought
for them at Bletchley park, and we should never get so serious that
we forget that fun things doesn't have to be perfect.
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