[openssl-project] To use or not use the iconv API, and to use or not use other libraries

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Mon Jun 11 16:34:32 UTC 2018

In message <AM5PR0701MB265759E9D1704CB1BD423602E4780 at AM5PR0701MB2657.eurprd07.prod.outlook.com> on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:17:33 +0000, Bernd Edlinger <bernd.edlinger at hotmail.de> said:

bernd.edlinger> So in my opinion when entering new passwords it should be restricted to
bernd.edlinger> 7bit ASCII printable characters, except if advised otherwise by an
bernd.edlinger> option like -pass8bit.

That's Rich's intent, and I'm fine with that.  It's the fine print of
what message we tell with -pass8bit that's being disputed.

Richard Levitte         levitte at openssl.org
OpenSSL Project         http://www.openssl.org/~levitte/

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