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From: vb at (
Subject: os x 10.2.x has 8 character password limit

On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 09:29:17AM -0500, S . f . Stover wrote:
> Just spoke to Apple tech support and they confirmed this is a known limitation
> of 10.2 which was purposefully fixed in 10.3 (panther).

Hm... unbelievable. OS X.2 does support other authentication than
crypt/netinfo also, i.e. LDAP. And there is no 8 character limit.

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