Re: Rot13 and letters with accents

From: William J Poser (
Date: Thu Dec 06 2007 - 13:08:01 CST

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    >Actually I was going to go the other way: the text should first be
    >normalized to *decomposed* form (NFD). For maximum obfuscation, you
    >want as many Basic Latin letters as possible in the source text.
    >Precomposed letters-with-diacritic don't get transformed at all, which
    >defeats the purpose.

    True. But then even better would be to Unicode-ify rot13 so that
    it affects non-ASCII characters. For example, restricting ourselves
    to the BMP, we could have rot7FFF, which would produce meaningless
    strings of CJK characters from (extended) Latin text.


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