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Re: 8-bit ASCII password?

As I understand it, there's a general feeling that all strings ought  
to be UTF-8, which ought to resolve locale issues.  Love would know  
better than I to what extent the current standards reflect that.

On Sep 12, 2006, at 2:16 AM, Love Hörnquist Åstrand wrote:

> 11 sep 2006 kl. 20.08 skrev Jeremiah Martell:
>> It seems that I can't have a special character (value > 127) in my
>> password. Is this in the kerberos standard? Is this a bug? Is this a
>> configuration issue? Or... ?
> The kerberos protocol doesn't support non ASCII charaters in
> principals nor passwords. Heimdal just take the string from
> the current locale and uses that. This break things.
> Talk to the krb-wg if you want to see more progress on this issue.
> Love

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