[JDEV] Problems with umlauts in account password?
stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 29 17:25:16 CDT 2002
But with SASL authentication the jabber:iq:auth namespace may be
Jabber Software Foundation
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 admin at jabber.fsinf.de wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2002 admin at jabber.fsinf.de wrote:
> > When creating a new jabber (jabberd 1.4.2) account with Psi 0.8.6 (Win) or
> > WinJab 220.127.116.11 and with umlauts in the password the account seems to be
> > unuseable (authentification fails). The password "äöü" shows up as
> > "<C3><A4><C3><B6><C3><BC>" in the user's spool file. I tried direct
> > telneting to the server but even plain text auth  failed.
> It failed because I forgot supplying the resource ;-).
> > Is this a server bug?
> No, it's a bug in the clients. The password has to be supplied (for plain
> text auth) or hashed (for digest auth) in UTF-8.
> Since this seems to be a common mistake in clients what about adding a
> "use UTF-8" notice to
> section 3.3.1?
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