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Re: PHP and HTPASSWORD?



  By the way, there is a good description of the MD5 algorithm in:
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1321.html. 

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On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, John Nelson wrote:

> Gordon,
> 
> I couldn't have said it better.  Secure systems are built on
> mathematically sound principles, not on "secret processes".  If the
> process can withstand public scrutiny then its secure!
> 
> -- John
> 
> 
> On 3 Feb 2003, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> 
> > There's nothing secret about the way crypt() or md5_crypt() work.  They
> > are well understood, documented functions.
> > 
> > Security doesn't come from obscurity.
>
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