Unicode and APIs

John Hascall john at iastate.edu
Wed Sep 19 17:54:11 EDT 2007

> I think the challenge will be credential caches,
> keytabs, replay caches, etc.  Those are resources which are shared with
> other Kerberos implementations that will not necessarily be happy if the
> character sets changes.
> I can see the possibility of issues where tickets for the same service
> get stored under two different names, or keytab entries that cannot be
> found, or replays that are permitted between applications which use
> different character sets.

I'm beginning to suspect that taking the
accumulated wisdom of the last 15 years and
just biting the bullet and starting on 'Kerberos V6'
is the one true way forward...


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