Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/23/2002 23:21:17
>In my opinion, there's no technical reason to do it.  If you want to 
>add a new scheme, SHA512 would be a much better choice.  The only 
>reason I can see is password file compatibility with OpenBSD.

	did you check USENIX paper on openbsd $2$ password?  i'm guessing
	you did, and am wondering why you reject their reasoning.  are there
	any flaws in their logic?