We have a tag with 32 question that stands for both

  • Pohlig-Hellman symmetric cipher and
  • the Pohlig–Hellman algorithm for discrete logarithm

Nicely; the cipher's security relay on the hardness of the discrete logarithm and Pohlig–Hellman algorithm is one of the attack methods.

Should we create two tags; like and


2 Answers 2


Yes, we need to separate the tag, since;

  • A tag should represent one subject and currently, the tag contains two subjects.
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    $\begingroup$ And the two subjects really have little to do with each other (other than being discovered by the same people) $\endgroup$
    – poncho
    Commented Mar 4, 2020 at 18:16

No, keep it as it is, since;

  • both the cipher and the algorithm are based on the same mathematical problem;
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