maximum passphrase for symmetric encryption ?
aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 15:35:16 CET 2011
On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 12:32:44AM +0100, Jerome Baum wrote:
> On 2011-12-28 00:27, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 11:23:50PM +0100, Jerome Baum wrote:
> >> I can't tell for gpg specifically but it's not so much about
> >> "characters". It's about entropy. Natural language is redundant, and
> >> diceware uses words from natural language.
> > Yes, but each word in the diceware list contains about 12.9 bits of
> > entropy, due to the random nature of rolling a fair D6.
> How is this in conflict with what I said?
It is not in conflict. I am only extending the discussion.
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