PIN Entry in Android does not allow non-numeric PIN
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Sep 7 11:47:34 CEST 2015
On Sun, 6 Sep 2015 11:07, egarcia74 at gmail.com said:
> unfortuantely it only allows numbers to be entered. The PIN used to
> protect GPG keys on a YubiKey can also consist of alphabetic and
> punctuation characters.
Right, but you will run into severe problems if you want to enter them
on a PIN-Pad (which has only digits). Note that a PIN and a passphrase
have different properties and thus a few digits are sufficient to protect
access to a smartcard.
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