Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/25/2002 12:40:35
In message <>, writes:
>	before SHA512-based crypt() goes in, i would like to hear opinions
>	from Niels Provos, the author of modified-blowfish crypt().
Sure.  But send him the complete scheme I outlined -- substituting 
SHA512 for MD5 in the current code wouldn't be a useful improvement.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) ("Firewalls" book)