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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Play By E-Mail - PBEM
From: Greg Wooledge <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 14:54:49 -0400

Astarot (astarot-mailbox@xxxxxxx) wrote:

> No need in encryption with different key every time - just one key for all
> copies. It will be somewhere in sources - but non-programmer won't be able
> to find it and/or to use it.

That's no good.  Since you want to have a password for each player
*anyway*, just encrypt each player's private information with that
player's password.

> And passwords for the nations won't be
> conneceted with the encryption process anyhow - they will be used only to
> check, if the nation is opened by its owner.

But they *should* be.  It's the most reasonable way to do it.

Greg Wooledge                  |   "Truth belongs to everybody."
greg@xxxxxxxxxxxx              |    - The Red Hot Chili Peppers     |

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