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Re: Article / Document about passwords vs. passphrases
From: Myke Lyons <myke.lyons () cmtww com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 09:39:13 +0000

On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 14:01 +0200, Florian Rommel wrote:
I was told that Windows vista will not let you use (SPACE) in your
password , can someone confirm or deny this?

when I was using the first beta version of Vista I did not have any problems with a <space> in my password(s). Going back to RH7.3 I have also had spaces in my passwords.


>On 31 Oct 2006, at 22:20, Frank Knobbe wrote:
>Dunno, but I always recommend other punctuations instead of space for
>long passphrases, for example "I-know-something-you-don't-know". No
>space, no pain.... except while attempting to brute it perhaps...
Frank would you mind elaborating on this. Was this due to a problem that you found or a just cuz.

.myke




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