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RE: TAG - Password in clear text. ;-)

From: Rice, Ed (ProCurve) <ed.rice@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:13:25 -0600
Message-ID: <C91FD2C6C8E31445A2C55A27DFF493B3013B9771@G3W0072.americas.hpqcorp.net>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "Mary Ellen Zurko" <Mary_Ellen_Zurko@notesdev.ibm.com>, "Noah Mendelsohn" <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, <Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr>, <www-tag@w3.org>

Yep.. Dilbert did a series on Passwords this month as well. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Connolly [mailto:connolly@w3.org] 
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 4:23 PM
To: Rice, Ed (ProCurve)
Cc: Mary Ellen Zurko; Noah Mendelsohn; Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr;
www-tag@w3.org
Subject: RE: TAG - Password in clear text. ;-)

And how for something completely different...

"Several months ago I decided to turn over a new leaf and start using
better passwords.  So when I got this cool new Sony Vaio laptop, I set
it up with a really good password that I had never used before.  It was
long and it contained a bunch of mixed case letters and numbers and
funky punctuation.  I made sure nobody was ever going to guess this
password. 

...

The new password on my laptop is "Eric".  And just in case I forget my
name, I'm going to write it on the outside of the case with a Sharpie."
http://software.ericsink.com/entries/Technology_Dependence.html

Read the rest for a chuckle.

(you might remember Eric Sink as the chair of the IETF HTML WG back in
1994 or so.)

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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