On Tuesday 24 June 2003 22:36, Peter Beckman wrote:
> Most sites save/allow an 8 character password.  Allowing alphanumerics and
> underscore, period and pound (_, ., #), that is 39^8, or 5,352,009,260,481
> or about 5 trillion possible passwords.  If you allow more than 8
> characters, that number increases.

If you're using md5 then there is no inherent restriction on what characters 
and number of characters that can be used in the password. The limitations 
are in the user, they'll probably use their phone number, DOB, dog's name -- 
anything that's easy to remember ;-)

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.biz
Open Source Software Systems Integrators
* Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development *
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