This package generates pronounceable passwords. It uses the statistics of
three-letter combinations (trigraphs) taken from whatever dictionaries you
Thus pronounceability may differ from language to language. Based
on the ideas in Morrie Gasser's password generator for Multics, and Dan
Edwards's generator for CTSS. FIPS Standard 181 describes a similar
digraph-based generator, derived from Gasser's.
This password generator gives you a list of ten
"pronounceable" passwords. It is modeled after Morrie
Gasser's original generator described in
* Gasser, M., A Random Word Generator for Pronouncable
Passwords, MTR-3006, The Mitre Corporation, Bedford, MA
01730, ESD-TR-75-97, HQ Electronic Systems Division,
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731. NTIS AD A 017676.
gpw (0.0.19940601-8.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build-depend on wamerican instead of wenglish. Thanks to Matt Kraai
for the patch. Closes: #355076.
-- Matej Vela <firstname.lastname@example.org> Fri, 10 Mar 2006 15:25:27 +0100
gpw (0.0.19940601-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Policy updated.
* Copyright file revised.
* Typo in changelog.
-- Francesco Paolo Lovergine