Re: Rot13 and letters with accents

From: Simon Montagu (
Date: Thu Dec 06 2007 - 14:31:13 CST

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    William J Poser wrote:
    >> 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.

    That's an amusing idea, but imagine the chaos when certain Yi syllables
    are transformed to Bidi control codes

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