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From Matt Lyon <>
Subject Re: JavaScript bcrypt (was Re: authentication cleanup)
Date Sun, 07 Feb 2010 01:11:53 GMT
+1 to using a password scheme that allows for future extensibility
and/or change.

As to why storing passwords as a hashed signature (even with a salt),
this has been making its rounds through the ruby community recently:

just because a hash signature is a one-way function doesn't mean it's
necessarily cryptographic.

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