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npufal

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  1. People have different needs. Not everyone needs/wants to have the most secure password in the world. I totally agree that, when talking about security, we need to be careful and should be mindful - in that regard I really doubt that since my first implementation here the workflow was generating a password that is below a minimum of what can be considered a good one. I totally appreciated deanishe feedback by the way - my focus was to go really simple so I started with rand() but as he reminded me SecureRandom is built into Ruby and offers a much better entropy level. Also, I never said
  2. Yeah, `SecureRandom` makes sense. I updated it - added more symbols, bumped to 15 the default length and I'm now using SecureRandom. Thanks for the feedback.
  3. You are totally right about the entropy, but my intent here was to keep it as simple as possible - it's not intended to be a security tool. I use 1Password to store all my passwords and if I'm looking for a really strong password I will just tailor a password recipe that fits my needs and will end up creating it there - that's what I meant by "as simple as possible". I personally don't see workflows as a way to accomplish complex tasks and/or the need for them to do it with the maximum excellence. The password generated by it might not be the strongest but neither it's the weakest - it
  4. Description: I tried some of the current workflows that act as password generators but none of them were simple enough for my purpose so I came up with this one. From my perspective (and based on my needs) a password generation tool should be something straightforward - it doesn't need to require an active internet connection and doesn't need to offer complex options as the result. Having said that, this workflow doesn't aim to generate passwords that are the topmost in terms of security level - it tries to balance simplicity and performance with a good amount of security. Some out
  5. I wonder if this is a bug or a missing feature. AFAIK when I enable "Full fuzzy match from word boundary" it will only affect searches for apps and not files, correct? I noticed I cannot make use of a fuzzy search when looking for files. For instance if I have a file named "translated_diploma" I cannot locate it by simply searching for "transdip". As of now Alfred will give me no results. Is this something that is planned for future releases? In my mind that is a big thing and would also be a huge advantage over Apple's Spotlight for users like me that use Alfred mostly as a search
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