Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
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List: current-users
Date: 05/23/2002 22:39:39
>> 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?

	password scheme used in openbsd ($2$) is described in the 
	following paper.  it is not a normal blowfish, but modified to allow
	arbitrary number of rounds.