[messaging] "Pseudoword" base32 fingerprints

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 17:08:29 PST 2014

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 4:47 PM, Moritz Bartl <moritz at headstrong.de> wrote:

> Hm. Sorry, stupid question, but why can't you simply map 4-tuples to a
> 65k wordlist? Fantasy names, English, something more pronounceable?
> There could maybe even multiple "authoritative tables" in various
> languages.

I was just talking to Trevor about this very thing ;) It's the approach I'd
like to use. You can generate a random salt and run the password through
e.g. scrypt as well in order to derive a symmetric key

Tony Arcieri
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