Project Write Up for set password (RFC 4234)
Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Mon Dec 1 16:26:33 EST 2008
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 04:18:34PM -0500, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> --On Monday, December 01, 2008 09:46:46 AM -0500 Sam Hartman
> <hartmans at mit.edu> wrote:
> > Hi. One of the things I'll be working on is a write up of a project
> > to add set/change password support to MIT Kerberos.
> > How much detail do people need to see in that writeup? I actually
> > think a paragraph explaining why we want to do it and the
> > implementation approach is sufficient. The only reason I think a
> > project writeup is needed is that we're going to be changing public
> > functionality.
> Uh, RFC4234 is ABNF. Perhaps you meant RFC3244?
> I think if the answer to "why" is anything other than "to be compatible
> with existing Windows", then it should at least touch on why you're not
> implementing draft-ietf-krb-wg-kerberos-set-passwd-08.txt instead.
I think the answer to "why" must be the former. I doubt Sam has any
interest in draft-ietf-krb-wg-kerberos-set-passwd, though the Consortium
well might (should, even).
Also, Solaris has an implementation of RFC3244. If MIT could use it
then perhaps a code donation might be feasible.
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