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Re: (ITS#5524) Additions to the Security section of the Admin Guide

<quote who="Kurt@OpenLDAP.org">
> On May 26, 2008, at 12:48 PM, andrew.findlay@skills-1st.co.uk wrote:
>> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 01:07:22PM +0100, Gavin Henry wrote:
>>> I've patched security.sdf and I'm abotu to clean up some typos and
>>> formating.
>> Thanks.
>>> Should we also mention that CRYPT is platform specific?
>> I put in a note about the glibc2 version, but I was not aware of any
>> platform oddities on the traditional 13-character version. Are there
>> other MD5 variants?
>> We could also mention the LANMAN scheme which I forgot to include as
>> it is a compile-time option.
>>> Lastly, should I also put:
>>> Portions Copyright 2008 Andrew Findlay <andrew.findlay@skills-1st.co.uk
>>> >
>>> into doc/guide/COPYRIGHT  ?
> No.
> This file is a copy of the main OpenLDAP Software COPYRIGHT file.
> That file is intended to contain notices of copyright holders which
> hold signfiicant rights in OpenLDAP Software.  Notices for copyright
> holders, as noted in the COPYRIGHT file, are generally to be placed in
> the individual source files which the holder holds significant rights
> in.  That is, this notice belongs in security.sdf itself.  I have so
> updated the source documents.

Good, this clears things up and make it clear going forward. Thanks.

> Though the preface does clearly say that admin guide is part of
> OpenLDAP Software, I've also updated the preface to note that portions
> of the document may be copyright by others as indicated in source files.

Thanks again.