the tn5250 rpc spec documents how password substitution works.

Steve Richter

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Pluta" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2001 12:12 PM
Subject: RE: Dynamic server ports

> Well, then I don't expect JTOpen will ever match your definition of Open
> Source.  I see no reason to make the source for security and encryption
> available, nor does the IBM team as far as I know.  What would you gain
> IBM doing this, other than the ability to write your own password
> negotiation routines?  What would IBM gain from doing this?  Come up with
> good business case for making the source for the AS400 object open, and
> maybe IBM will listen.
> Joe Pluta
> JTOpen Core Team
> > From: Kurt Goolsbee
> >
> > Not all of the source is available.  The object you start with for most
> > stuff is the AS400 object.  Where is it's source?  There are other
> > that don't have source either, most are related to the AS400
> > object and deal
> > with password negotiation and encryption.  If IBM truly wants this to be
> > open source then they need to allow someone to reverse compile the
> > source and anonymously post it to the JTOpen repository.  (By allow I
> > agree not to prosecute for license agreement violations)
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