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Crypt::OpenPGP::Words(User Contributed Perl DocumentatCrypt::OpenPGP::Words(3)

NAME
       Crypt::OpenPGP::Words - Create English-word encodings

SYNOPSIS
	   use Crypt::OpenPGP::Words;
	   my $cert = Crypt::OpenPGP::Certificate->new;
	   my @words = Crypt::OpenPGP::Words->encode( $cert->fingerprint );

DESCRIPTION
       Crypt::OpenPGP::Words provides routines to convert either octet or
       hexadecimal strings into	a list of English words, using the same
       algorithm and biometric word lists as used in PGP (see AUTHOR _
       COPYRIGHTS for source of	word lists).

       In PGP this is often used for creating memorable	fingerprints, the idea
       being that it is	easier to associate a list of words with one's key
       than a string of	hex digits. See	the fingerprint_words method in
       Crypt::OpenPGP::Certificate for an interface to word fingerprints.

USAGE
   Crypt::OpenPGP::Words->encode( $octet_str )
       Given an	octet string $octet_str, encodes that string into a list of
       English words.

       The encoding is performed by splitting the string into octets; the list
       of octets is then iterated over.	There are two lists of words, 256
       words each. Two-syllable	words are used for encoding odd	iterations
       through the loop; three-syllable	words for even iterations. The word
       list is formed by treating each octet as	an index into the appropriate
       word list (two- or three-syllable), then	adding the word	at that	index
       to the list.

       Returns the list	of words.

   Crypt::OpenPGP::Words->encode_hex( $hex_str )
       Performs	the exact same encoding	as encode; $hex_str, a string of
       hexadecimal digits, is first transformed	into a string of octets, then
       passed to encode.

       Returns the list	of words.

AUTHOR & COPYRIGHTS
       Based on	PGPWords.pm by Mike Dillon. Biometric word lists as defined in
       manual for PGPFreeware for Windows 6.5.1, Appendix D

       Please see the Crypt::OpenPGP manpage for author, copyright, and
       license information.

perl v5.24.1			  2010-12-08	      Crypt::OpenPGP::Words(3)

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