[Standards] [Fwd: I-D Action:draft-melnikov-digest-to-historic-00.txt]

Jonathan Chayce Dickinson chayce.za at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 10:55:35 UTC 2007

Interesting because most clients used Digest-MD5, so what do we use now?
Cram-MD5? Or is there some other newfangled method out there?

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From: standards-bounces at xmpp.org [mailto:standards-bounces at xmpp.org] On
Behalf Of Peter Saint-Andre
Sent: 10 September 2007 08:41 PM
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Subject: [Standards] [Fwd: I-D

FYI re rfc3920bis...

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts

	Title           : Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic
	Author(s)       : A. Melnikov
	Filename        : draft-melnikov-digest-to-historic-00.txt
	Pages           : 7
	Date            : 2007-09-08

This memo documents problems with the DIGEST-MD5 Simple
Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism, as specified in
RFC 2831.  This document recommends DIGEST-MD5 to be marked as
OBSOLETE in the IANA Registry of SASL mechanims and RFC 2831 to be
moved to Historic status.Note

A revised version of this draft document will be submitted to the RFC
editor as a Proposed Standard for the Internet Community.  Discussion
and suggestions for improvement are requested, and should be sent to
ietf-sasl at imc.org.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

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