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Re: account balances

On Sun, 24 Nov 2002, Derek Simkowiak wrote:


> Personally, I'd redesign the database to not store an actual
> account balance (which is rather sensitive information), but instead a
> boolean value saying whether or not the account balance is
> "acceptable"/"paid up"/"whithin minimum requirements".

This is an interesting idea but the "account balance" is IMHO no
more sensitive than the userPassword which is/can be protected adequately. 

Ryurick M. Hristev mailto:ryurick.hristev@canterbury.ac.nz
Computer Systems Manager
University of Canterbury, Physics & Astronomy Dept., New Zealand