Re: [dev] [dmenu] [PATCH] Added option to prompt for passwords

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:33:18 +0200

On Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:22:16 -0700
Eric Pruitt <> wrote:

Hey Eric,

> Personally, I like having the asterisks reflect the actual number of
> runes typed and think the cosmetics are worth the extra lines. Even if
> you're typing Latin characters, I think only getting feedback every 8
> key presses kind of defeats the point of having asterisks at all. You
> might as well just make the flag not show any text at all which is a
> pretty common alternative for Unix password prompts anyway.

my suggestion prints as many asterisks as there are runes. try it
out! :D



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