[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #32979: Password UI: Regenerate PW after clearing field

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Wed Aug 19 12:13:25 UTC 2015

#32979: Password UI: Regenerate PW after clearing field
 Reporter:  MikeHansenMe  |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement   |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  General       |     Version:  4.3
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-patch   |     Focuses:

Comment (by wealthy):

 Well might as well not worry then about this eh??
 might as well just return it to what it was before..

 Replying to [comment:6 atomicjack]:
 > Replying to [comment:5 wealthy]:
 > > Yea I might as well just put my own Password in if I don't like the
 one you gave me as a choice..
 > > needs to have an option to choose another one
 > > And I hope all the passwords we all get are not the same??
 > > Does it really generate a new one for everyone..??
 > Someone, somewhere, eventually, would have the same password generated.
 > But that doesn't really matter - as it is such a small %, that people
 wouldn't know the username to match the password with as well. It'd go
 back to bruteforcing, for which, there are many ways to defend against
 > There's no insecurity on that part, but let's be honest, nothing, at
 all, is completely secure.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/32979#comment:7>
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