Proposal: Personal Data Encryption (maybe SoC?)

Joe Pfeiffer jjpfeifferjr at
Mon Mar 19 06:44:30 CET 2007

Joel Newkirk writes:
>My proposal was simply to have the ability to use my fingertip to trace
>a shape to substitute for a 'pin' for unlock purposes.
>Left-right-left-circle-down, or up-down-up-down-up-down-right-up, or any
>of millions of other possible freehand strokes that can be readily
>distinguished.  Or maybe part of one's signature, drawn with a stylus.

Of course, if we have quikwriting as an input method, there's really
no difference between a shape and a textual password...

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