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Re: Intent to Rewrite: pwgen



mike@markley.org (Mike Markley)  wrote on 23.06.01 in <20010623180224.K13221@madhack.com>:

> On Sun, Jun 24, 2001 at 01:08:00AM +0200, Kai Henningsen
> > > <kaih@khms.westfalen.de> spake forth: Look at mkpasswd in the whois
> > > package.
> >
> > What on earth does it do in that package? Is there a whois system
> > somewhere that knows about passwords?
>
> NSI and the CRYPT-PW authentication scheme... not that there's any excuse
> for not using PGP ;).

But that's for manipulating the registry, I thought. How does *whois* use  
it?!


MfG Kai



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