The 2001 Perl Advent Calendar
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On the 13th day of Advent my True Language brought to me..

Having had enough of talking about serious modules for a while, here's a silly module that tickled my fancy. It's an implementation of the Solitaire cypher system used in

  • Cryptonomicon
  • that means you can encrypt and decrypt things relatively securely just with a shuffled deck of cards.

    Of course, playing for hours with cards isn't much fun when all you're trying to do is decrypt a message...which is where this module comes in. The interface provided is much better than the golf one presented in the book ;-)

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