Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.