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Re: VMs: Numb Erones & Brumbaugh
I do remember something, on f57v on the second ring the distance
and ^ symbols is 2, also "l" was the number 4 and "^" was the number 7
for the old numbering style.
. l . . ^ .
3 4 5 6 7 8
On 8/30/05, Heikki Qvist <heikki.qvist@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I don't remember any more details about B's solution. But he gives VMS
> char resembling the '4' as number four although it may better be number
> 5. Maybe he was in right tracks.
> I has been wondering about number based cipher structures and early
> western arabic numbers.
> I used this kind of system in school days to prevent "big boys" and
> nosey teachers ("don't we want to share it with the whole class!") to
> read my notebooks and diary:
> -It doesn't even require a key for encryption. Key would make it even
> harder to open.
> -Frequency analysis is useless.
> I could try to create a sample text mass for analysis to see how it
> would look. Any similarities with VMS.
> Or someone might try to solve my sample message, just to see how hard it
> is to decrypt.
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