[messaging] Word list for English Words
michael at briarproject.org
Wed Jun 4 06:09:44 PDT 2014
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The random poem generator uses the Basic English word list:
The list contains 850 words, generally shorter and simpler than the
PGP words, but not chosen for phonetic distinctness.
On 04/06/14 14:00, Tom Ritter wrote:
> 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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