ask password

Chris Sheffield revlist at cableone.net
Mon Dec 8 16:12:16 EST 2003


If I use the ask password command without the "clear" option, how can I
decrypt what the user enters?  There seems to be something missing from the
Rev Docs about this.  They state that the user's input gets encrypted, but
they don't tell you how to decrypt it.  Am I missing something obvious?

The reason I'm not using the "clear" option is because there seems to be a
bug related to this.  Maybe someone else can confirm this.  Just use the
Message Box and enter:

	ask password clear "enter password:"

Try typing something, then hitting backspace a couple times, then type
something else.  The characters you deleted get inserted after the cursor.
This only happens when you use the "clear" option from what I can tell.


Chris Sheffield
Software Development
Read Naturally

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