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Re: Revisited: NON-ASCII chars in userPassword
At 11:48 PM 2001-10-30, Michael Ströder wrote:
>"Kurt D. Zeilenga" wrote:
>> I believe we need to continue to support octet string passwords.
>> Note that the password is not necessarily a textual string, it
>> could just as well be some digitally signed data which the
>> server uses to authenticate the client (see X.509).
>I was just talking about credentials for simple bind.
So was I.
>> In X.500 (and LDAPv3 accordingly), the password encoding is local matter.
>But did that ever worked for anything else than ASCII?
>IMHO there was never ever such a "local encoding".
No. I use non-UTF8 passwords today (on multiple, independently
developed implementations) without problem.