On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 03:10:37PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
On Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:03:33 -0400
Scott Robbins <scottro(a)nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:49:09PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Anyway, while an 8 character lowercase letter number combo was
> considered too weak, sizematters was considered sufficient.
I'm not sure I follow this?
More or less a throwaway line. I made the point that 8 characters, no
matter how random, was not sufficient but a password of all lower case
with two dictionary words was OK. Not really germane to the disucssion.
The "Anyway" part meant that _I_ am not all that bothered by it as the
password requirements aren't very complex--or very useful, in my less than
> I think, that like many other decisions disliked by the more
> experienced, they're going to wind up doing it, and once again, a few
> people will, when it goes into RHEL, be annoyed enough to leave, but
> not enough to really affect their business--who wants to change the
> O/S on 100, or even 5, servers?
> > Again, the issue was never "how fast are we getting a policy?".
> > > The issue was always "what policy are we getting?".
(To clarify, this statement was made by me, Scott)
> Or perhaps, why are we suddenly instituting this policy?
Scott, NOT Kevin.
I'm sorry--if anyone thought that I was implying that you said that, I most
sincerely apologize--I've always felt you were one of the more reasonable
and responsive to user Fedora folk.
Please be carefull of your quoting. I didn't say those things. ;)
I've kept that part in, emphasizing that it was me, not you--again, if
anyone thought that was you saying it, please accept my apologies.
> > I believe that I used the analogy last time they
tried, of the TSA.
> > It gives some appearance of security, does almost no good, and serves
> > to annoy the vast majority.
> I don't see the similarity here, but ok.
> Anyhow, I likely will stop replying to this thread unless
> specific things I can answer. I have tons to do. ;)
Fair enough. :) And, (again, no sarcasm here) much of it being for the
benefit of Fedora and its users.
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