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Subject:Re: Fw: "Decrypt" and "decipher" From:Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com> To:Skip Mendler <wmendler -at- cornetltd -dot- com> Date:Wed, 08 Dec 1999 11:17:17 -0600
..but then, I LIKE bad puns!
Great one, Skip!
Skip Mendler wrote:
> >Decrypt is where you keep decipher... to keep away despise.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Frank T. Kryza <ftkryza -at- metronet -dot- com>
> >To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
> >Cc: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
> >Date: Thursday, December 02, 1999 8:09 AM
> >Subject: Re: "Decrypt" and "decipher"
> Actually, it's the other way around: a code clerk decrypts a message to which
> he has the key, a code breaker deciphers a message using the tools of
> cryptanalysis. There is also, of course, a distinction between a code and a