Subject: Re: crypt(3)
To: None <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1994 13:07:53
[ On Tue, November 15, 1994 at 08:08:04 (-0500), Perry E. Metzger wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: crypt(3) 
> Replacing crypt(3) with MD5, if done properly (i.e., a salt was still
> there, arbitrary length passwords were now permitted) would be a great
> boon for everyone, not just those overseas.

I agree, except for the use of the word "replace", since there's also a
very strong need for compatability with the standard password scheme too
(esp. in places like our site here!), so I don't want to see the current
stuff completely ripped out either.  Choice is so much more appealing!

						Greg A. Woods

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