referrals in 1.6
Nicolas.Williams at Sun.COM
Wed Feb 28 15:21:59 EST 2007
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:54:40AM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Nicolas> It sounds like you'd want a compile-time switch for default behaviour.
> Nicolas> That's certainly reasonable. It's not yet clear that it would be
> Nicolas> reasonable to exclude support for a configuration knob for selecting
> Nicolas> service principal name/realm canonicalization methods.
> It's basically our policy to avoid compile-time switches. That was
> something Marshall was very firm about; he's no longer around and we
> could evaluate whether the reasons for that policy still apply.
Maybe so, but can you find a solution to every problem that fits small
resource constrained devices and general purpose OSes for general
> however I don't think a compile time switch is a good fit for
> something that basically depends on network connectivity and
> characteristics of the realm you are interacting with.
Here the compile-time switch would provide a different default for small
devices vs. general purpose OSes.
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