[Cryptography] rot13 for the 21st century

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Thu Sep 23 23:14:55 EDT 2021

Fans of the traditional rot13 cipher should check out rot8000,
same idea except that the character set ie expanded to 16 bit Unicode,
and you rutate by 0x8000 rather than 13.  It has the nice characteristic
that encoded ASCII looks like Chinese.

Try it out here:


source code at https://github.com/rottytooth/rot8000

(h/t Bruce Schneier's blog)


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