Comment DJ Re: Deeper problem


How Not to Write an API


Deeper problem (Score: 5, Insightful)

by on 2014-03-10 15:06 (#CG)

It is not just a bad idea to return a password through an API; a properly designed application wouldn't even be able to offer such an API call because it would store password hashes instead of actual passwords.

Re: Deeper problem (Score: 5, Informative)

by on 2014-03-10 15:08 (#CJ)

And don't forget to salt them too! Lots of people always seem to forget the salt.

Re: Deeper problem (Score: 2, Funny)

by on 2014-03-10 21:35 (#DJ)

'Salted hash' sounds like a delicious snack. Nom.


Time Reason Points Voter
2014-03-11 16:31 Funny +1

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