between subtle shading and the absence of light lies the nuance of iqlusion
(this information is in the process of being copied over from the Prestemon Wiki, please forgive its trespasses)
This page lists attempts which have been made to crack Section 4, to avoid pointless repetition and to trigger new thoughts for investigation. It is organised by the process posited as the ENCRYPTION method - where there are multiple steps involved, the DECRYPTION method will be the reverse of this.
Note: Transposition by itself does not appear to be worth considering, given the completely un-languagelike letter frequencies
The following Yahoo Kryptos group archived attempts have been added thus far:
258-300 Chris Speidel/d1stancerunner20 *in progress*
Cryptographic Methods To Try (or that have been tried)
Monoalphabetic Substitution Systems
One to Two (or more) Substitution Systems
Periodic Polyalphabetic Systems
(includes Vigenere Quagmire Variations)
Non-Periodic Polyalphabetic Systems
Polyalphabetic Systems plus Transposition
Transposition plus Monoalphabetic substitution
Transposition plus Polyalphabetic substitution
Systems with intermediate alphabetic stage
Systems with intermediate numeric stage
Systems with intermediate morse code stage
Cryptographic Methods and keywords used on other sculptures
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