[NNTP] Working Group Closure
ken at oceana.com
Thu Sep 29 11:19:00 PDT 2005
Charles Lindsey wrote:
> Following that, I remembered that there was another piece of unfinished
> business, namely to develop a new SASL mechanism that allowed the actual
> password to be communicated, securely, from the client to the server, but
> in all other respects appearing to behave as a straightforward SASL
> authentication. The server would then use the password to consult other
> systems (securely, one hopes) before deciding whether to grant access.
> Whether this WG (as possibly rechartered) is the best body to undertake
> that development is not so clear, but it needs to be done by somebody
This work would probably fall under the SASL WG. I have a rewrite of
Newman's PASSDSS mechanism on my TODO list.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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