[thelist] Usernames and Passwords

Ken Snyder ksnyder at coremr.com
Tue May 1 09:57:59 CDT 2007

Ah yes, the philosophical balance between security and user friendliness.

Just one suggestion: if you do decide it important to be able to email 
users with their password, use two-way encryption to avoid storing 
passwords as plain text.  Two way encryption schemes are very easy to 
use these days; for example check out php's mcrypt (http://php.net/mcrypt).

--Ken Snyder

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