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Re: New version of Passwords in the Clear

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 22:38:18 -0500
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: Vincent Quint <Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20061115033818.GB31453@ccil.org>

noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com scripsit:

> Putting even a moderately good lock on my door serves 
> as a signal that you're not supposed to come in without the key, right?s

Quite so.  To extend the analogy, I find window gates necessary also;
perhaps you don't.  Neither one of us lives inside a safe.

> If I've understood you correctly, I think those are good points, and 
> complementary to the ones I was trying to make.   Do you have specific 
> suggestions for how you'd change the finding?

Unfortunately not at this time.

John Cowan   cowan@ccil.org    http://ccil.org/~cowan
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