Re: PLR Flag Maximum (trailing towards security issues)

From: George Greer (
Date: 01/09/00

On Sun, 9 Jan 2000, Michael Gallagher wrote:

>my password is 10 digits long, it includes numbers and letters.
>but watch out symbols don't encrypt.
>the second password i made must be between 10 and 20 digits long
>and i've said to my builders that a long jibberish string would be
>the best :)

You do know that the standard crypt() function (usually) ignores more than
8 characters?

Try typing in just the first 8 characters of your password, it'll usually
work.  Unless you're using MD5 passwords that is, in which case you have
even worse troubles because CircleMUD's password field is too small for

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