[wp-hackers] Forum Post: Security

Jonathan Leighton turnip at turnipspatch.com
Fri Jun 24 17:29:15 GMT 2005

Graeme Lennon wrote:

>>I would suggest that we ask for some digits - say 5 - that is then added
>>to the 'wp' prefix. We can't ask users to choose a prefix in case of
>>some collision (unless that is handled very well indeed) but if they
>>choose a number then together with the 'wp' it will be unique.
>>wp12345_ would be okay would it not ? Just as wpmypet_ would be.
>This is faux-security, by adding unnecessary complication. I don't think
>it's a good idea.
Me too. But I don't understand why this would cause havoc for support if
it was randomly generated? Skippy, can you explain please?


Jonathan Leighton aka. Turnip
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