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Re: Scramble

Posted by James Briggs on January 11, 2004

In Reply to: Scramble posted by alex on January 10, 2004

: When speaking about computers, what does it mean to be scramble-prone?
: Cheers,
: alex

A guess. One of the ways to disguise a message is to 'scramble' the text. The Enigma machine in WW2 was a superb example of this type of disguise. Such messages looked like utter rubbish to the uninitiated. Thus, if someone makes such a mess of using a computer, then they could be thought of as 'scrambling' their efforts.