On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, jt wrote:

> | (which for windows 2k/3k domains is
> | something called Kerberos)
> Huh...  And I thought Kerberos was IBM tech.  I mean, I gather it's some
> kind-a semi-standard, but somehow I thought it mainly came outta IBM labs.
> No matter, other than I saw it is used in MS Passport, which is something
> I'm Extremely leary of.

As already pointed out, Kerberos is a standard and was developed at MIT.
When Microsoft adopted it, they (in usual MS fashion) broke the standard
in such a way that MS products could only communicate with other MS
products.  Needless to say this made a lot of people really mad.  I
believe that later MS fixed their broken implementation but I'm not sure.

James Rich

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