Nic Wolff's single-signon bookmarklet

As has been widely noticed in recent days, Nic Wolff's password generator is a brilliant hack. It hashes a passphrase with the domain name of the site you're on and fills in the password field on the page. Each site's password is unique; you need only remember a single passphrase; the passphrase is only handled locally. Sweet.

Note to Nic: as I learned a while ago, there's a workaround for the 508-character limit that MSIE imposed on bookmarklets. We keep on being surprised by what a bookmarklet can do. But really, that's because after all these years, we still haven't gotten to the bottom of what the Web architecture can do.

Update: See also this free add-on for MSIE.

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