15 character maximum password length for PAP?
Mark.Dennehy at cs.tcd.ie
Thu Sep 10 14:21:39 UTC 2009
Ref:[Wichert Akkerman, Thu, 10/09/09 @ 10:29 +0200]
> I was quite sure they do the right thing now and I'm happy to see that
> you agree :). There were some problems with passwords of 16 characters
> and longer before revision 217 in related parts of the code.
Well, it's a nice neat turn of code. Might wind up stealing that pattern
if I wind up teaching C this year.
> Nicely spotted.
> I had not seen that since we use a custom portal with
Aye, but the docs aren't fantastic for that - all the links from google
to info on UAMService and the like go to a redirect page that bounces
you to http://www.coova.org and there's no caches to use - and the hotcakes docs say
to fall back to hotspotlogin.cgi.
Legacy stuff. You gotta love it.
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