Author Topic: Desktop edition has different defaults  (Read 6309 times)

qwavel

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Desktop edition has different defaults
« on: February 11, 2009, 09:56:21 PM »
I installed the desktop edition (version 0.4b for Windows), made my usual changes to the settings, and then found that I was generated 'different passwords'.  By 'different' I mean that they were different then I have generated before, using the firefox plug-in or the web interface.

The problem turned out to be that the desktop edition using different settings.  For example, on the web interface, the default is 12 chars and SHA-256, but with the desktop edition the defaults are 8 chars and MDA.

Is this a bug or have I made some sort of mistake?

Thanks.


Offline Eric H. Jung

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Re: Desktop edition has different defaults
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009, 11:05:12 PM »
No, you haven't made a mistake. The editions have different histories, so they aren't completely in-sync with defaults. However, they do indeed always generate the same passwords when the same settings are used. Perhaps Miquel is willing to change the desktop defaults.

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Offline Miquel 'Fire' Burns

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Re: Desktop edition has different defaults
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2009, 12:14:24 AM »
Hmm, I need to look into this (once I get my development environment setup to actually compile the thing first. Recent reformat of Windows)
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Re: Desktop edition has different defaults
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2009, 12:14:24 AM »