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

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Wed Jul 21 16:31:02 UTC 2004


On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 10:18:51 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org>  
wrote:

> 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?

What is the alternative?



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