Safe netbios characters
tpot at samba.org
Thu Jan 17 16:01:08 GMT 2002
On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 06:36:26AM +0900, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> >I'm not sure whether this patch is complete. According to the User
> >Manager the following characters can't be present in a username:
> >Not sure about domain names though. Also the space character is
> >specifically allowed in both domain and usernames!
> If you imagine Japanese, more and more characters should be available.
> "What character is valid" depends on the codepage, so it should depend
> on "client code page" parameter if strictly or all characters except
> some dangerous chars need to be available, I think.
My suggestion was to add to the list of disallowed characters rather
than try to make a list of all the allowed ones. You are right in
pointing out that this will be difficult and buggy for other non-7bit
ascii languages. (-:
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