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Re: Proposal for a rewrite of shadow templates



On Monday 13 June 2005 23:11, Christian Perrier wrote:
> @@ -4,11 +4,10 @@
>   You need to set a password for 'root', the system administrative
>   account. A malicious or unqualified user with root access can have
>   disastrous results, so you should take care to choose a root password
> - that is not easy to guess. It should not be a word found in the dictionary,
> - or a word that could be easily associated with you, like your middle name.
> + that is not easy to guess.

I think part of the last sentence could be kept:
- that is not easy to guess. It should not be a word found in the dictionary,
- or a word that could be easily associated with you, like your middle name.
+ that is not easy to guess. It should not be a word found in dictionaries,
+ or a word that could be easily associated with you.

>  Template: passwd/password-empty
>  Type: note
> -_Description: Empty password was entered.
> - You seem to have entered nothing for the password. That is not secure!
> - Please try again. 
> +_Description: Empty password
> + You entered an empty password, which is not recommended.
> + Please choose a non-empty password.

s/recommended/allowed/

As an empty password is not accepted, "recommended" is too weak.

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