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Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:27:07 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: formats that duplicate dynamics

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 07:24:05AM +0400, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
> On 2013-01-27 06:35, Solar Designer wrote:
> >The "postgre" format at the very least needs to be renamed from the
> >ridiculous "postgre" to "postgres".  This includes the filename,
> >FORMAT_LABEL, and the "$postgre$" prefix string.
> 
> BTW is postgres is even a good name for it? Isn't it better to leave it 
> for plain postgresql hashes and net-postgres (or something) for 
> PostgreSQL MD5 challenge-response. But maybe it's too late to change it...

You may be right, or maybe we don't need a separate format for this
since it's implementable as a dynamic format (and might match an already
defined one, even).

What are "plain postgresql hashes", though?  Are we supporting them now,
and under what name?

Alexander

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