Unicode in passwords

Julian Bradfield jcb+unicode at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Oct 6 05:25:40 CDT 2015

On 2015-10-06, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Finally note that passwords are not necessarily single identifiers
> (whitespaces and word separators are accepted, but whitespaces should
> require special handling with trimming (at both ends) and compression of
> multiple occurences.

Why would you trim or compress whitespace? Using multiple spaces seems a
perfectly legitimate way of making a password harder to guess.

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