RFC: Username mapping for HEAD

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Thu Sep 13 11:57:02 GMT 2001

> > Any ideas/comments?
> What character set would each username variable be stored in?  I've seen
> reports that usernames containing non-ASCII characters[1] currently can't be
> used for accessing [homes] shares due to charset problems.  It would be nice
> if any reworking of usernames could also address this issue.
> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer
> [1] Well, this seems rather a questionable policy on systems where legacy
>     software is in use, but Samba shouldn't be one of these "legacy
>     applications".

well in the long they will be stored in unicode of course.

Simo Sorce       idra at samba.org
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