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What is the maximum password length for OS X ML?

Does anyone know what the maximum password length for OS X Mountain Lion is?
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The usual advice is to use a password of 8 - 10 characters with a mix of numbers, upper and lower case letters, and punctuation.

Here is Apple's official recommendation:

Anthony, I don't understand why you are suggesting not to use punctuation.
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The reason for the question is I have a yubiey and I am wondering if there is a limit on the length on the password... as it can generate a 48 character password... I wondering if at some point the charters don't matter.