[jcifs] Re: SPNEGO NTLM/Kerberos

eglass1 at comcast.net eglass1 at comcast.net
Wed Jun 2 09:12:25 GMT 2004

> But I think it's safe to say this is not destined for inclusion anytime
> soon. We have a few corner cases for external hashes such that I think we
> need to start rethinking how we handle authentication and manage
> credentials (in particular we have failed to nicely incorporate the N-step
> authentication concept in an abstract way). This stuff touches on ideas
> that transcend the whole library and I fear we would just be digging
> ourselves in a hole if we tried to shoe-horn this in now.

Yes, a lot of the stuff I toy with tends to be "proof of concept" work for
my own education (the RAP stuff, etc.).  It's nowhere near production-ready,
but probably useful to somebody somewhere.  I figure it might at least spark
some ideas for new ways to use the library.


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