Root password restrictions

Influenza flu at
Sat May 12 14:00:56 PDT 2007

Greetings all,

	I've noticed that the root account password (according to the
installer) cannot contain punctuation; why is this? A major part of creating
good passwords is the use of punctuation and special characters. Are there
plans to reverse this or was this an intentional design decision?


Ronald E Dahlgren

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