On Sat, 25 Jul 2015, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
On Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:27:32 -0400
Scott Robbins <scottro(a)nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> Anyway, for those who don't think this is a good idea,
I've opened a
This is being worked out via a FESCo standardized passphrase policy.
We should have a draft soon, please don't heap ire on anaconda folks.
There is more than a draft.
There is code that is annoying people, hence this thread.
The suggested change that suppsedly is not here
yet is to have a uniform password-quality standard.
The password setting "request" as part of an install
is different from all other password settings.
It comes before the user has been able to customize the system.
Any quality standard that is part of an install should be advisory only,
regardless of any otherwise uniform standard.
Whether others are advisory should be customizeable.
Does the password standard for install-time
passwords currently come from anaconda?
If so, heaping comments on the anaconda people is the thing to do.
If not, the comment heap should go elsewhere.
In neither case do I see the point of patience.
Patience is likely to give the people that
matter a false sense of approval or tolerance.
I'm not sure when we will get the changes landed, but please be
"SCSI is NOT magic. There are *fundamental technical
reasons* why it is necessary to sacrifice a young
goat to your SCSI chain now and then." -- John Woods