Regex golf, is this a valid PIN?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 21:03:01 MST 2014


fine we will make it 10 :)


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 8:47 PM, Charles Curley <
charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:58:43 -0700
> Joshua Marsh <joshua at themarshians.com> wrote:
>
> > Can I ask why it must be numeric? From a security perspective, a 9+
> > digit pin seems a bit odd. Traditionally, PINs are short so they can
> > be easy to remember. Having a 10 digit number seems like it defeats
> > that purpose. Going with 9+ digits seems like an attempt to be more
> > security conscious but allowing only digits greatly reduces the
> > domain of passwords. I may be missing something, so I'm really
> > interested in the use case.
>
> Hmmm, 9 characters, digits only, and easy to remember? I know, I'll use
> my SSN.
>
> *FAIL*
>
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>
> Key fingerprint = CE5C 6645 A45A 64E4 94C0  809C FFF6 4C48 4ECD DFDB
>
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