Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly
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A Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly (FEA) is a type of error encountered during decryption of data streams encrypted with Hybrid Fractal Geometric Encryption (HFGE). Typically this occurs if Shambolic Register Credentials are utilized. TransCipher Keys (TCK) are used to associate the disparate sequences and allow the decryption process to proceed with minimal data loss. This process does leave some sections unreadable.
FEA(s) are are denoted by either of the following inline error messages:
- ...[null Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly]; Information irretrievable, data stream terminated.
- ...[Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly]; Information irretrievable, data stream terminated.
- ...Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly; Information irretrievable, data stream terminated.
The original media containing the information published on this Wiki was encrypted using an advanced technology. Much of it has been decrypted, but a significant amount remains encrypted. FEA(s) are the primary technical issues that hinder the decryption process.
Decryption & Publishing
Many considerations are made when decrypting and publishing articles for this Wiki. FEA(s) present one of the most significant obstacles in decryption. TCK(s) can of course be generated to overcome the impediment. But it often takes a significant amount of time and can delay publication of an important article for an unacceptable period of time. A question then arises when FEA(s) are encountered: Should an incomplete article be published or withhold it until the decryption process is complete? There are many factors that go into making that decision, but the bias is most often towards publishing whenever possible.
Below is a visual depiction of an encrypted information stream. The characters displayed are Unicode symbols which are substituted for the underlying data sets. Note; Each Unicode characters can represent multiple unencrypted letters, numbers, or symbols.
Often times it is possible to speed the process of decryption by predicting complete words based on partial spelling (similar to the long running game show Wheel of Fortune). This negates the need to completely decrypt full words and saves considerable processing time. The words in the below sentence were only partially decrypted.
Idᾣᾂlly, a purఌse built fi؟ې۸igݹiץg airץছ৮ w৳ deឈired.
At this point it was possible to accurately establish what the words were and are shown in the below sentence.
Ideally, a purpose built firefighting airship was desired.
Conventions Used when Truncating
Data streams are typically truncated if large sections (more than a paragraph) cannot be decrypted. This is followed by the "...[null Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly]; Information irretrievable, data stream terminated." error message. The error message eliminates the need to display multiple paragraphs of encrypted data such as those noted in the previous section. Below is an example of trailing truncation.
Western Allianceඦෙඒॄॾऻઈबृɛ̃ɨ̯i̯ສດḏṁ₡₥liลงឥສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ʘʅɱ̍n̪ʘ...[null Fragmentary Encryption Anomaly]; Information irretrievable, data stream terminated.
The display of the unicode symbols also serves as a place holder and locator for text once the decryption process is complete.
If only short segments of text remain encrypted, paragraphs will include these sections and display them as unicode placeholdrs. Below is an example.
ǙỪỪʏ̃ʘɞ̯ɯ̃o̯oḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪πΉΨαῆᾣЪthat can be accounted foѯѥѦ؟ې۸ݹץז৷ছ৮௯ᾂᾁᾼ῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ؟ې۸ݹץז৷ছ৮௯῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ؟ې௵ెబఌඦෙඒॄॾऻઈबृลงឥສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ʘɛ̃ɨ̯i̯ສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ʘɛ̃ɨ̯i̯बृลงឥឈះោᑏᐎᐓᐱǏỷǙỪỪʏ̃ʘɞ̯ɯ̃o̯῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ؟ېo₵₭৳±§‽₳฿‡π unknown if resiΉΨαῆᾣᾂᾁᾼ῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ؟ې۸ݹץז৷ছ৮௯௵ెబఌඦෙඒॄॾऻઈबສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ឥឈះោᑏᐎᐓᐱສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪Ǐ฿‡πΉສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ΨαῆᾣᾂỷǙỪỪʏ̃ʘɞ̯ɯ̃o̯o₵₭৳±§‽₳ᾁᾼ῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ؟ې۸ݹץז৷ছ৮௯௵ెబఌඦෙඒॄॾऻઈឈះោᑏᐎᐓᐱǏỷǙỪỪʏ̃ʘЪѯѥѦ؟ېลỷǙỪỪʏ̃ʘɞ̯ɯ̃o̯hose interviewed have described it as o₵₭৳±§‽₳งឥឈះោᑏᐎᐓᐱǏສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪ỷǙỪỪʏ̃ʘɞ̯ɯ̃o̯oສດḏṁ₡₥liʅɱ̍n̪πΉΨαῆᾣЪѯѥѦ؟ې۸ݹץז৷ছ৮௯ᾂᾁᾼ῟ῼѪЪѯѥѦ
Decrypted information is displayed as italic bold to aid readers in locating the legible text.