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Re: Schema: encrypted 8-bit userPassword and SASLprep
At 08:44 AM 9/12/2003, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
> To improve matching, applications SHOULD prepare textual strings
> used as passwords. Applications which prepare textural strings used
> as password are REQUIRED to prepare them by transcoding the string
> to [Unicode], apply [SASLprep], and encode as UTF-8.
>BTW, it's unclear whether or not the above text only applies to simple
>auth, since the previous sentence is
> The simple form of an AuthenticationChoice specifies a simple
> password to be used for authentication.
>That should be clarified.
I concur. The statement above applies to the simple authentication method.
Other methods have their own requirements as stated in their technical