Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: Tomasz Luchowski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: =?iso-8859-2?Q?Micha=B3?= Pasternak <email@example.com>
Date: 05/23/2002 12:55:44
Tomasz Luchowski [Thu, May 23, 2002 at 12:52:42PM +0200]:
> On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 12:44:00PM +0200, Micha? Pasternak wrote:
> > Martin Husemann [Thu, May 23, 2002 at 12:43:44PM +0200]:
> > > > Yeah, I want it and I guess more people too :)
> > >
> > > Excuse my ignorance, I don't know if I want it ;-)
> > >
> > > Can someone point me to a paper or similar comparing pros and cons of
> > > blowfish, MD5, (IDEA?) and traditional crypt used for UNIX password storing?
> > http://www.google.com
> > BTW when MD5 was discussed, did you still want to have traditional crypt
> > encryption, because you didn't know if you want MD5 ?
> That's neither helpful nor polite way to reply to people. How about you
> submit some package updates instead? :P
I really wouldn't like to start a flamewar about some commiters attitudes.
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