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Offline rdebay

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The characters sets in the add-on drop-down should match the set available online.
I tried to select an alphanumeric set in the add-on, and it wasn't available.  I cut & pasted from source of the online version, in order to make sure that passwords generated by the add-on matched the online version.

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2009, 02:08:46 PM »
I thought this was fixed?

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2009, 02:45:34 PM »
I thought this was fixed?

I have version 1.7.2 at work and at home, and both have only six options in the drop-down:
[A-Z][a-z][0-9][`-/]
[0-9][a-f]
[0-9]
[A-Z][a-z]
[`-/]
random

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2009, 03:16:02 PM »
And they are the same? If so, then I don't understand what you're asking for...

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009, 04:53:56 PM »
And they are the same? If so, then I don't understand what you're asking for...

No, they are not the same.  The previous post listed everything available in the Firefox add-on.  If you were to examine the online version, you would see:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789`[email protected]#$%^&*()_-+={}|[]\:";<>?,./
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789
0123456789abcdef
0123456789
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
`[email protected]#$%^&*()_-+={}|[]\:"'<>?,./

The difference between the two is that the add-on has a 'random' choice, and the on-line version has the alphabet in upper and lower case with digits.
The alphanumeric set needs to be added to the add-on.

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2009, 05:35:06 PM »
Ok, ur right... I never use the online version, so never noticed...

Yeah, I agree they should be the same...

It will be easier to change the online version to match what is in the extension, but that will be up to Eric...

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2009, 08:57:49 PM »
It will be easier to change the online version to match what is in the extension, but that will be up to Eric...

I hope the alphanumeric choice is NOT removed from the online version.  It's the safest choice for most sites.

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2009, 12:48:07 AM »
I never understood how useful the random feature is for the simple fact, if you lose your RDF, how do you recreate the character set?
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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2009, 03:33:29 PM »
I agree, but to be honest, I never even knew it was there... maybe I saw it, but never looked closely at it...

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Re: Add-on standard character sets should match online version
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2009, 03:33:29 PM »