[thelist] Retrieving password() field from a MySQL table

David Bindel dbindel at austin.rr.com
Mon Jan 20 23:10:01 CST 2003

OK, that makes sense then.  Some sites use a custom question and answer
to reveal the password though, and I thought that was what you were
talking about.

> perhaps "challenge question" was the wrong description
> the question is intended simply to remind the person of their password
> the answer to the question is not stored
> e.g. "what type of a dog did i have and what was the street
> number at my first apartment when i moved out of my parents' house?"
> the answer (schnauser53) is the password

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