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Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:11:53 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] escrypt naming (Re: [PHC] TigerPHS paper and code ready for review)

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 11:12:43PM -0400, Bill Cox wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> > Thank you for trying to help!
> >
> > Alexander
> I hope you meant the other guys, because at least for this kind of
> thing, my help is worth less than you paid for it!

No, I meant you, and I said "trying". ;-)

> I knew of JtR before I knew you were it's author.  That's an amazing
> brand.  It freaked me out when I learned you wrote it.  Is there a way
> to use that brand?  It will sound goofy, but something like JtRCrypt?

I'd prefer a name for escrypt that would derive from and hint to its
qualities, not refer to who's behind it.  A reference and homage to
scrypt would be appropriate, though.  JtR is not terribly relevant.

Any other ideas?


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