[jcifs] Re: SPNEGO NTLM/Kerberos

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Wed Jun 2 18:47:32 GMT 2004

eglass1 at comcast.net said:
>> 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.

You must realize how much work you're saving me with "proof of concept"
implementations. I can do what I do well with is programming and not be so
concerned with protocol details. We make a good team.


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