I have to wonder what’s going on when all of a sudden I’m receiving password reminder email messages from Gmail but I haven’t forgotten my password. To give them lots of credit, though, Gmail doesn’t actually email a password, it does this…
To initiate the process for resetting the password for your email@example.com Google Account, visit the link below
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Nifty. Congrats, again, Gmail, on really thinking through these issues. it’s the most elegant solution to restoring passwords I’ve seen yet.
Gmail might be getting some points off for privacy in the California legislature with a recent misguided piece of legislation, but they do get lots of points with me for elegant and thoughtful software design and implementation. Now you chaps just need to get complete support for Safari.. 🙂