[Cryptography] Imitation Game: Can Enigma/Tunney be Fixed?

Henry Baker hbaker1 at pipeline.com
Mon Jan 5 09:43:14 EST 2015

At 06:13 PM 1/4/2015, Ray Dillinger wrote:
>Each of these groups of rotors consisted of five rotors which were
>a different (relatively prime) number of units in circumference,
>such that one wheel went through a complete revolution every 41
>times it was advanced, the next every 43 times it was advanced,
>the one after that every 47 times it was advanced, etc.

Perhaps we've all missed the point of the Antikythera
Mechanism; perhaps it was an ancient encoding machine ?  ;-)


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