CodesInChaos
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Typing a circled plus sign or a boxed plus sign like a summation
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$\bigoplus\limits_{i=0}^n x_i$ $\bigoplus\limits_{i=0}^n x_i$ $\operatorname{\boxplus}\limits_{i=0}^n x_i$ $\operatorname{\boxplus}\limits_{i=0}^n x_i$

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What does tag(s) mean?
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gpg is a synonym of pgp.

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where can post questions related to coding theory?
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4 votes

The Compute Science stackexchange has a [coding-theory] tag.

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Can I get the logo somewhere and is it public domain?
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The sprite atlas animoson mentioned is located at https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/crypto/img/sprites.svg I extracted the logo part: https://gist.github.com/CodesInChaos/5710b4ad2c0012840da7134774232786 ...

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Quantum tag reform
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I don't think it's necessary to have separate tags for post-quantum-cryptography and quantum-computing. Questions which are about a post quantum scheme, but only mention quantum computing is passing ...

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Do questions on whether a hash function is almost universal belong here or on math.SE?
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Mathematics applied to cryptography is on-topic here. If the question is good, but the connection to crypto is too weak, we'll migrate it to math.se. The only doubt I have about your question is that ...

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How to get help with encrypting something
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Asking about the PSS padding and mask generation functions is on-topic here. But walking you through rooting a particular device is not. Another problem is that your question seems rather confused. ...

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Why does a question of mine not appear in my profile and activity?
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What happend with the question? It was closed on March 31 and then deleted by Community (i.e. by the stackexchange software) on April 9. From criteria for automatic deletion: If the question was ...

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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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CodesInChaos What do you think Crypto.SE's biggest challenge is? (E.g. question/answer quality/quantity, too many/few closures, too many/few questions of a certain type, bad tools/guidance, …) What ...

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Why there is no [pkcs7] tag?
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PKCS#7 specifies the Cryptographic Message Syntax CMS. A small part of this is a padding for blockciphers, generalizing the padding from PKCS#5 to other block sizes. Many questions mentioning PKCS#7 ...

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Can I ask a Proof Of Work related question on crypto.SE?
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A question about the proof-of-work algorithm itself can be asked here on crypto. A question about proof-of-work algorithm in the context of a block chain will probably fit bitcoin.se better. A ...

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How long can a site like Crypto.SE be in beta?
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Looks like we're in the graduation queue: Current list in the queue is: Salesforce, Expression Engine, Anime, Computer Science, Japanese, Cryptography, Movies, Blender, and English Language ...

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Should we disallow questions on schemes which do not follow Kerckhoffs's principle?
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Perhaps we should have one canonical question about what Kerckhoff's principle is and why it's so essential to modern crypto. Then close all those questions as duplicate of it.

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What sort of "cryptosystem verification" would be on-topic/allowed here?
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That clause is against people inventing their own primitives, typically classical ciphers. New classical ciphers created by beginners aren't interesting, and evaluating a new modern primitive is far ...

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How do we get users to accept answers?
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It depends on the kind of user you're talking about. Some simply do not know about the feature, and you(or better the software) should tell them about it. If you're talking about the more active ...

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The security tag
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This tag looks useless to me. I've started to detag a few of the questions which have this tag.

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