[jcifs] RE: Quick question about the username field.

Allen, Michael B (RSCH) Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Wed Oct 16 14:53:01 EST 2002

You mean just on the wire. Usernames are case insensitive but Win9x requires
uppercase. That's why we unconditionally upcase internally. There might be a benifit
to suppying usernames in the original case. If you find one please let me know.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Christopher R. Hertel [SMTP:crh at ubiqx.mn.org]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 16, 2002 12:48 AM
> To:	Allen, Michael B (RSCH)
> Cc:	jcifs at lists.samba.org
> Subject:	Quick question about the username field.
> Mike,
> I'm digging again.  I noticed that jCIFS upper-cases my username, but that 
> smbclient doesn't.  I can't get NT to behave so I'm not sure what it does.
> It doesn't seem to make any difference.  I'm curious about it, though.
> Chris -)-----
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