[Standards-JIG] Re: UPDATED: JEP-0078 (Non-SASL Authentication)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Jul 21 16:18:51 UTC 2004


On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 10:56:20 -0500, JEP Editor wrote:

> Changelog: Removed reference to UTF-16, which is disallowed by XMPP Core;
> removed reference to character escaping in digest authentication. (psa)

BTW, I've spoken to several long-time Jabber developers, and it is not
clear whether in digest authentication it is necessary to transform
non-US-ASCII password characters into UTF-8 before hashing the
StreamID+password string. What is the consensus of the list on this point?

/psa





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