On Dec 31, 2010, at 1:31 AM, Tamara Temple wrote:

> On Dec 28, 2010, at 10:28 PM, Joshua Kehn wrote:
>> On Dec 28, 2010, at 6:28 PM, Paul M Foster wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 03:11:56PM -0500, Joshua Kehn wrote:
>>>> Specifically:
>>>>>> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>>>>> I seem to have an issue with users who copy-paste their usernames and
>>>>>>> passwords coping and pasting leading and trailing space characters.
>>>> Users should not be copy-pasting passwords or usernames. Do not compromise 
>>>> a system to cater to bad [stupid, ignorant, you pick] users. If this is an 
>>>> issue then educate the users.
>>> Wrong. I use a program called pwgen to generate passwords for me, which
>>> I cannot remember. I use another program I built to store them in an
>>> encrypted file. When I have to supply a password which I've forgotten
>>> (as usual), I fire up my password "vault", find the password, and paste
>>> it wherever it's needed. Users would be wise to follow a scheme like
>>> this, rather than using their dog's name or somesuch as their passwords.
>>> Paul
>>> -- 
>>> Paul M. Foster
>>> http://noferblatz.com
>> What is "wrong?" That users should not be copy-pasting passwords or don't 
>> compromise the system?
>> I agree that users should not use weak passwords, but not everyone goes 
>> everywhere with a vault. I am more then capable of memorizing 20 or so 16-32 
>> character full set passwords.
> 20? child's play. How about 250+ randomly generated passwords and username 
> combinations?

Why do you randomly generate 250+ usernames and passwords??


Joshua Kehn | josh.k...@gmail.com

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