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Thu, 28 Nov 2002 11:17:11 -0600
On 2002-11-26 15:53:45 -0700 Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> wrote:
Lyndon Tremblay writes:
I was wondering, should NSSecureTextField at some point be using
graphical markers to indicate entered text? Such as diamonds,
circles, etc. Also... I don't beleive clicking into/onto an
NSSecureTextField requires a connection to the pasteboard server,
nor a complaint and a delay if not available.
I'd say it all depends on the degree of security that is needed.
low security: - show diamonds (gives a hint about the length of the
- allow paste (I've go a file with all those numerous
non-sensitive but hard to remember
and hard to type passwords).
high security: - don't show anything.
- don't even think of having anything to do with a pasteboard.
- check that the characters effectively come from a
physical keyboard attached to the CPU.
- determine the identity of the typist from the rythm of his
- be prepared to send 30000 V thru the keyboard in case of
bad identity or bad password :-)
Ahh :) Also allow pasting for; confirmation web signup emails, and cvs web
But, when would the security model get dicided? GNUstep deployment, per user,
local or remote, etc?
- NSSecureTextField, Lyndon Tremblay, 2002/11/26
- Re: NSSecureTextField,
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