Another Distributed Password System

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at
Thu May 19 17:59:30 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 17:48 -0700, brian at wrote:
> It would then proceed to hash my plain-text password. If that sha1
> (plain-text) = XML li node value, then i have proven something only i
> would know.

	It would also then know your plain-text password. And it would require
you to type in a password, which I pretty much thought was against the
idea of a distributed identity system in the first place. That's more
like a Single-Sign-On solution.

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