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Better describe "incremental" mode: trigraph frequencies, separately for

each character position and for each password length.
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@@ -78,8 +78,9 @@ combinations being too large (actually, it will terminate if you set a
low password length limit or make it use a small charset), and you'll
have to interrupt it earlier.
-That's one reason why this mode deals with character frequency tables,
-to get as many passwords as possible within a limited time.
+That's one reason why this mode deals with trigraph frequencies,
+separately for each character position and for each password length,
+to crack as many passwords as possible within a limited time.
To use the mode you need a specific definition for the mode's
parameters, including password length limits and the charset to use.
@@ -108,4 +109,4 @@ particular external mode on John's command line. See EXTERNAL.
See EXAMPLES for a reasonable order of cracking modes to use.
-$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/MODES,v 1.4 2005/12/16 15:23:47 solar Exp $
+$Owl: Owl/packages/john/john/doc/MODES,v 1.5 2006/01/02 06:48:40 solar Exp $

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