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Release re-announcement of version 2.0 of gnu-pw-mgr

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Release re-announcement of version 2.0 of gnu-pw-mgr
Date: Sat, 21 May 2016 17:58:33 -0700
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Snafus delayed the release and I only just now verified that
it is up on GNU's FTP site.

GNU gnu-pw-mgr "manages" passwords by re-computing them on demand.
It does an sha256 sum of a long, unguessable string stored in a
protected file conjoined with a never-recorded private permutation of
a domain name.  The result is cropped and twiddled in repeatable ways
to satisfy the password requirements of the intended web site.
By basing the check sum on a permutation of a domain, it winds up
easier to have different passwords for different domains than to
overuse a single password.

Since its initial release, none of the algorithms have changed, so
previously created passwords will still be produced by this modified
program.  That includes this "major" new release.

New in 2.0 - May, 2016
* A new option --shared to implement sharing passwords.
  This allows shared logins with secure passwords and still
  keeps all the other passwords very secret.  See the docs for
  the rationale and usage.

online docs:
gnu-pw-id home:
primary ftp:
bug reports:     bug-gnu-pw-mgr at the usual GNU domain
bug archive:
maintainer:      Bruce Korb - bkorb at the usual GNU domain

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