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Queue: RT-Authen-ExternalAuth

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Subject: Decode values from LDAP when comparing against RT values or updating RT values
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On 01/22/2012 06:24 AM, Ruslan Zakirov via RT wrote: Show quoted text
> I think from LDAP we get octets, but in RT we should store strings and > get strings from API calls. To get correct comparison we should > upgrade data we get from LDAP to perl strings. Google suggests that > LDAPv3 sends UTF-8, v2 uses some specific format. We can enforce v3 on > anything that has not ASCII data.
This concurs with what I expected was happening. It's not RT that needs encoding, it's LDAP that needs decoding. I do wonder if this problem is present in RT-Authen-ExternalAuth as well. Thomas

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