>
> But what would String#sanitize and String#sanitize_robert_paranoia do?
> :-)

Assuming a conservative GC and Memory Management, also assuming that
no copies have been made of the string and furthermore assuming that
the string is not hold in any input buffers, it would avoid the memory
being scanned for an input password, but I believe you guessed
correctly, I did not really take this seriously ;).

Cheers
Robert
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Antoine de Saint Exupٔy