Re: Proposal for a rewrite of shadow templates
(please keep the shadow bug CC'ed)
> 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.
The rationale was shortening this screen down. It is already quite
long in some languages and I'm not sure it fits on one screen in all
of them...which is something we try to respect in all d-i involved
> > 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.
> As an empty password is not accepted, "recommended" is too weak.
Yes. This is indee dtricky as, technically speaking, empty passwords
are possible...:-). The fact is : passwd config script does not allow
them. But maybe the small lie about "empty passwords not allowed"is
better than the minor inaccurracy.