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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: Apache 1.3a1 Authentification (re) (fwd)
Date Fri, 15 Aug 1997 18:58:15 GMT
On Fri, 15 Aug 1997, Eric Esselink wrote:

> >> The problem is that unix crypt() is a one-way function. 
> If you don't put the decryption function into the sources and uses a random
> encryption key, it sure looks like a one-way function to me !

But it has to be reproducible.  If you use a random key you get different
results each time you do it.

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