Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Mon May 6 15:43:17 UTC 2013

On 05/06/2013 10:48 AM, Miloslav Trma─Ź wrote:
> On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 6:31 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>     On 05/04/2013 12:24 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>         On the other hand, if it's the right thing to do, then it
>         needs to be done for GUI password change dialogs and the
>         passwd command should be updated as well, for consistency, no?
>     On a related note, Anaconda,  GNOME, KDE etc seems to be relying
>     on different rules about what an acceptable password is.  We
>     really need to settle on one library and provide a consistent way
>     to tweak it.
> "Everything" (certainly Anaconda and GNOME, not sure about KDE) is 
> supposed to use libpwquality.  Is that not so?

They are definitely not enforcing the same rules.

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