On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 01:19:45AM +0900, sujeet kumar wrote:
>    I have to take some password from user in a Ruby Program. I want
> that when he type password an echo character like  * prints on screen
> and the program gets the password as string. I am using Ruby function
> "gets" to get password. I don't want password to be seen by others.
>    Suggest me some way.

Aside from the Highline approach already mentioned there is a password
library in Ruby:

http://www.caliban.org/ruby/ruby-password.shtml

marcel
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