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Re: [PATCH] default to --no-auth-cache

From: Florin Iucha <florin_at_iucha.net>
Date: 2003-01-14 02:11:32 CET

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 04:16:04PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> Claiming that it makes it more 'secure' hides the fact it makes it far less
> 'usable.' No one wants to type their password over and over again. What
> you're suggesting is that people type their password everytime. They'll
> get around that by having a little sticky-note on their monitor, or using
> insecure-but-easy-to-remember passwords, or, probably, just turning on auth
> caching. -- justin

A sticky note might be more secure than a ~/. file. I have no clue where
you sit 8^)


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