Reply to post: Re: Great Idea!

British banks consider emoji as password replacement

John Gamble

Re: Great Idea!

"... they're still using EBCDIC.

Yup, and the front-end developers then limit the legal password characters to letters and numbers -- no symbols. I'm still boggled by the assumptions behind that limitation (the big one being the assumption that the password is stored unencrypted -- one hopes that's no longer true in the 21st century).

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