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Because life’s too short to backup long RSA keys.

Standard PKCS#1 RSA keys are redundantly redundant. For on-paper backup purposes, shorter is better (smaller chance of a typing error).

I’ve written to a tool to strip and reassemble these redundancies, yielding ~75% reduction in size. Just because.

Check it out: RSqueezeA on GitHub

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