ssh private key password

Callum Lerwick seg at
Fri Jan 9 16:00:22 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 09:45 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> That's right.  The key argument against a pop-up dialog box that asks
> for the passphrase is that we're training people to type secrets into
> pop-up dialog boxes.  Bad psychology, bad security.

And how do you suggest GUI applications ask for passwords on a GUI
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