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Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:35:49 +0100
From: "e@...tmx.net" <e@...tmx.net>
To: passwords@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Authentication vs identification

On 11/24/17 09:33, Scott Arciszewski wrote:
> That seems half-baked. A good elaboration could turn that into an 
> excellent essay or blog post.

those were already written and have received overwhelmingly hostile 
response from the "expert" community, some local readers included.


> 
>     it dawned on me recently, the difference between the two is easy to
>     grasp and easy to formulate:
> 
>     You do want exactly one man to be capable of authentication.
>     You do want multiple men to be capable of identification.
> 
> 

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