diceware alernative

Daniel Carrera dcarrera@math.toronto.edu
Wed Jul 31 00:18:02 2002

On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, vedaal wrote:

> your system is made up of two letter syllables out of a (13 consonant) X (5
> vowel ) pool ;
> so, 1:85 chance of picking a pair

Actually 13x5 = 65

> so a 15 syllable combination from your list, would give the approximate
> security of a 7 word diceware passphrase

Still true.

So the two systems have a very similar number of keystrokes.  Diceware
takes about 10% more in general.

So I guess the decision depends on whether you'll find it easier to
remember several (probably unusual) words or a single long "word".