Talk:Rot 13

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 Definition A Caesar cipher not used for security, but only to hide spoilers in online discussion. [d] [e]
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Wondering about approval

Is it appropriate, I wonder, to think about Approving:

  • Deal completely with a simple subject
  • Are short

One of the first questions is how self-contained they need to be, assuming that a naive user is looking up a subject. In this case, for example, you can't assume the user knows what a Caesar cipher is -- but it is reasonable to say something along the lines of "since this is meant for [administrative - don't line the word] concealment than active confidentiality, it doesn't need any more cryptographic strength than the most basic tool, the Caesar cipher, invented by Julius Caesar." Howard C. Berkowitz 14:23, 1 September 2010 (UTC)


On April 1, Slashdot announced a "rot13 intintiative"; logged in users see unencrypted articles, others see a rot13 version until they click on a decrypt button. [1] Sandy Harris