Windows future

Luke Howard lukeh at
Tue Aug 17 09:52:16 EDT 2010

> The saddest part is that one of the most important benefits that the
> Consortium could have provided its members was a consistently available
> krb5 and gss api.  As more organizations choose to develop for the SSPI
> on Windows, there will be a substantial reduction in the cross-platform
> availability of those applications, at least until someone decides to
> provide an SSPI compatibility API for UNIX.

Well, SSPI is cross-platform at the token layer.

Do GSS wrappers around SSPI exist -- didn't Martin Rex have one?

-- Luke

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