[wp-hackers] 'Password Protected' - bug or feature?
hempsworth at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 9 13:45:55 GMT 2008
Having a minimum password length would fix this easiest - have the minimum
set at 3-4 perhaps?We can include the strength counter from the profile page
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 1:41 PM, Matt Martz <matt at sivel.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 6:06 AM, Shashi <connect2shashi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think so too...
> > On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Rich Pedley <elflop at googlemail.com>
> >> Just had this problem from a user. They apparently entered a space
> >> into the password field, but hadn't realised they had done so. They
> >> couldn't then figure out why their post came up as password protected.
> >> Shouldn't it be 'trimmed' to remove spaces?
> I am not sure if it should. People are starting to be trained to use
> pass phrases instead of pass words. Pass phrases could include
> spaces, and I have indeed seen users place spaces before and after
> because they think it makes it harder to guess. Perhaps adding a
> password length counter would be beneficial so that you could see the
> total number of characters entered.
> Matt Martz
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