[Cryptography] rot13 for the 21st century

Stephen Farrell stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie
Tue Sep 28 09:04:49 EDT 2021

On 26/09/2021 05:08, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:14:55PM -0400, John Levine wrote:
>> 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:
>> http://rot8000.com/
> Cute.  Thanks!

Yep. Wonder if there's a string that's meaningful
in both versions?


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