Is this secure?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Tue Feb 23 21:04:02 CET 2010

On 2010-02-23 13:19 PM, Paul Rubin wrote:

> I find it's most practical to use a few random words (chosen from a word
> list like /usr/dict/words) rather than random letters.  Words are easier
> to remember and type.
> You might look at the site for an approach to this,
> which you can implement with a program.  The docs there are pretty
> thoughtful and may help you understand the relevant issues.

I like RFC 1751 for this:;a=blob;f=lib/Crypto/Util/;h=1c98a212c22066adabfee521b495eeb4f9d7232b;hb=HEAD

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Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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