Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:26:34 +0100 From: "e@...tmx.net" <e@...tmx.net> To: passwords@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Authentication vs identification On 12/17/2017 08:21 PM, Denny O'Breham wrote: > «if we roll back a little to: > auth is a mutual activity (all parties are actively involved) > then the principal difference really shines: > i am the only man knowing my password (secret key) > therefore my active participation is REQUIRED for auth.» > > Maybe we don't have the same definitions of "mutual activity" and > "active participation", but I can't see how this doesn't apply to > identification. no. the keyword is "REQUIRED"
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