IMSP and Digest-MD5

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Tue Feb 17 11:48:16 EST 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, William K. Hardeman wrote:

> Funny. I saw that in the IMSP server sources and didn't even twig that it
> was "imap" instead of "imsp", otherwise I would have modified the server
> sources.
> Wouldn't it be better if this were filed as a bug with CMU and get the
> service name changed in the server sources? That, to me, would seem to be
> the better way to handle this going forward, since imap and imsp are two
> different services.

Thats the problem with a lack of standardization of this protocol.

Unfortuinately, *all* of the deployment is using "imap" as the service
name.  Changing this now will break *all* deployed software.

I'm not about to do that.  At best, it could be made a config option.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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