Pinning KDC IP addresses. g.w at
Sun Feb 18 09:21:59 EST 2007

On Feb 17,  1:57pm, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
} Subject: Re: Pinning KDC IP addresses.

Good morning to everyone.

> g.w at wrote:
> > Its all about choice Jeff, my choices may not meet your needs and vice
> > versa.  In a world of configuration files and LDAP directories it
> > doesn't seem like choice is something we need to preclude.

> With all due respect, your choices are idealistic dreams and do
> not represent the realities of the marketplace.  The dreamers have
> made these arguments for almost a decade in the IETF.  That doesn't
> effect what the manufacturers produce.

I guess that pretty much says everything.

Normally I would ask for clarification on which idealistic dreams we
have which are not represented by the realities of the marketplace.

I'm thinking it was the arguement we made to a number of Open-Source
'experts' in the late 90's, also clearly rejected as without merit,
that an open-source solution which tightly integrated authentication,
authorization management and directory services needed to emerge if
there was to be any hope for a credible OSS presence in enterprise

> Have a good weekend.
> Jeffrey Altman
> Secure Endpoints Inc.

Please accept our best wishes to Secure Endpoints, MIT and the IETF in
your mutual quest for engineering driven innovation.

}-- End of excerpt from Jeffrey Altman

As always,
Greg Wettstein

			 The Hurderos Project
         Open Identity, Service and Authorization Management

"Don't worry about people stealing your ideas.  If your ideas are any
good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats."
                                -- Howard Aiken

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