Password Reset

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Wed Mar 11 13:33:22 UTC 2009

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Mike McGrath wrote:

> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Mike McGrath wrote:
>> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Tom Lane wrote:
>>> Jon Masters <jcm at> writes:
>>>> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 22:17 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
>>>>> Is 4 weeks enough with 5 total emails?  4 week warning, 3 week, 2 week, 1
>>>>> week, you've been disabled?
>>>> I think a month is reasonable. A week is easy to miss, two weeks is a
>>>> week plus someone getting back from vacation and missing emails while
>>>> they were gone, then drowning as they try to catch up.
>>> Month-long summer vacation is, or at least used to be, common in Europe.
>>> And what of situations that are even a bit unusual, like someone getting
>>> hurt and being in hospital for a month or two?
>> Two months of notice means you'll be asked to reset your password every 4
>> months if you stay on top of things.  Is that acceptable?
> Actually if we push password resets back to 8 months with a 2 month leway,
> that's still no more then notifications every 6 months.

+1 to this.

changes every 8months with a 2month notice sounds good.


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