SASLprep: Stringprep Profile for User Names and Passwords
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, sasl mailing list <email@example.com>, sasl chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'SASLprep: Stringprep profile for user names and passwords' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'SASLprep: Stringprep profile for user names and passwords ' <draft-ietf-sasl-saslprep-11.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Simple Authentication and Security Layer Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-sasl-saslprep-11.txt
Technical Summary This document describes the preparation of Unicode strings representing user names and passwords for comparison. The document defines the "SASLprep" profile of the "stringprep" algorithm to be used for both user names and passwords. This profile is intended to be used by Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanisms (such as PLAIN, CRAM-MD5, and DIGEST-MD5) as well as other protocols exchanging user names or passwords. Working Group Summary The SASL Working Group came to rough consensus on this document. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by Russ Housley for the IESG.