[messaging] Word list for English Words
tom at ritter.vg
Wed Jun 4 06:00:58 PDT 2014
I ran across the PGP Word List, which was specifically engineered for
communication over a voice channel. It seems this would be a better choice
than using a random english list of words or the Diceware list.
It would make the fingerprint significantly longer however. 20 words,
instead of 8 to 10.
Obviously there's a whole slew of tests that could be done comparing word
lists and english word fingerprint lengths... But since we don't (I don't)
have time to come up with 65,000 english words that fit the PGP Word List's
criteria, I feel our options are an existing word list (shorter
fingerprint) or the PGP World List (longer). I lean towards PGP Word List.
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