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    Well, this has to do with php probably more than sql, so I'm posting it here.

    Well...I was wondering if there is a way to decrypt passwords that are set by mysql.

    Such as if I make a password field and whenever I store an item using PASSWORD('item'), it encrypts 'item', when retrieving that field is there any way to decrypt it?
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    Nope.
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    hmm, that's weird then...why even do it if there is no method of decryption? :x

    thanks anyhow.
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    >>why even do it if there is no method of decryption?

    That's just the way it is. If a password is that insecure, why set a password in the first place?

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