[cryptography] New Hand Cipher - The Drunken Bishop

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 16:59:42 EST 2013


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 06:18:47PM -0300, andrew cooke wrote:
> you don't have to reverse it (unless i am confused)!  that's the beauty of a
> stream cipher.  encryption and decryption are the same, except you remove the
> random stream instead of adding it.

Ah, yes. I'm not thinking clearly. I was thinking I would need to do
something like "new = sqrt(cur)*mod(64)", but that's not correct.

I like the interaction with the rook. This is a good idea. I'll pursue this
path, and see where it takes me.

Thanks,

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