July 2011 Archives

Password Checkers

A colleague @$WORK found this: The Development of a Perl-based Password Complexity Filter. I was going to comment in the site about the presented Perl code looking rather like it was a straight shell script port (though the "use strict" pragma and lexicals indicate some safety, but I'm sure the more experienced Perl hackers here can smell worse.) Too bad it needs approved registration.

But that's not what I'm really wondering; are there more password checkers out there in the CPAN? I've seen ="http://metacpan.org/module/Data:…

Joining blogs.perl.org

It has been a while since I've blogged, even more so over a webapp such as this. It has been quite some time even for my own personal blog, which I'm now considering to retire as so much of what I share usually now goes to Plurk (and recently, Google+.) Still, I would like to write more about my Perl experiences in depth, so getting an account on this side sounds like a good idea.

Oh, BTW, introductions are in order: I'm Zak, just another Pe…

About Zak B. Elep

user-pic Hacker, Gamer, Student. Runs Ubuntu on laptops, OpenBSD on servers, and Perl on everything.