Re: [nfsv4] Chapter 12 for next rfc3530bis

"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org> Tue, 12 October 2010 17:06 UTC

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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>
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Subject: Re: [nfsv4] Chapter 12 for next rfc3530bis
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On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 07:42:46PM -0400, david.noveck@emc.com wrote:
>           <t hangText="ascii_must/ASCII:">
>             indicating that strings of this type MUST be
>             pure ASCII, and thus automatically UTF-8.
>             The processing of these string must ensure
>             that they are only have ASCII characters but 
			^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I know, you put that in there just to check if anyone was reading....


>         <c>prinpfx4</c>
>           <c>UVMUST</c>
>           <c>NFS</c>
>           <c>
>             Must match one of a list of valid users
>             or groups for that particular domain.  

What have the traditional restrictions on usernames been?  (A subset of
ascii?)

I just want to make sure I'm getting into the business of mapping
non-ascii non-utf8 usernames....

--b.