GnuPG patch: long fingerprints using PGP biometric word lists

Florian Weimer fw at
Sun Mar 4 22:23:00 CET 2001

Rohan Talip <Rohan_Talip at> writes:

>   But the military alphabet has 26 words, each word representing one
>   letter.  For our purposes, our list has 256 carefully selected
>   phonetically distinct words to represent the 256 possible byte values of
>   0 to 255.

Some of the words appear to be cumbersome to pronounce for non-native
speakers.  I'm not sure if this whole idea is a good one.

The word list is probably copyrighted by NAI.

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