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Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:40:44 -0700
From: RB <>
Subject: Re: Plain Text/No-op Password Format

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 15:23, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> 3. "$plain$" followed by plaintext password with any colons escaped as
> "\c" and any backslashes escaped as "\\".  Maybe also support "\n" and
> "\r" escapes for LF/CR chars embedded in passwords.

My vote would sit here, simply because escapes can be
processed/generated with simple, common tools like sed.

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