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Old 02-20-2010, 10:55 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by KevinH View Post
If I am reading the latest version of erdr2pml.py correctly, the metadata is not actually drm'd, it just looks like it. The metadata has actually just been XOR'd with a table that is actually present before any decrypting or unshuffling.

So, FWIW it may be possible to read the metadata without actually decrypting an an ereader pdb.
That would be an good work around, and generally useful - fix the PDB metadata reader to also read the metadata in an encrypted PDB. Hmm...
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