[RCD] Password charset

A.L.E.C alec at alec.pl
Mon Feb 22 16:04:58 CET 2010

In login process Roundcube converts password input to ISO-8859-1 which 
is wrong because it's not possible to use characters that are not 
convertable to ISO-8859-1, which of course may be confusing for users. 
Also user will be not able to use password set via Roundcube password 
plugin in other client. Another issue would be if someone uses clear 
text passwords in (unicode) database, postgres will not store text 
encoded in non-unicode encoding.

My opinion is that in Roundcube login process we should convert password 
to ASCII and in Password plugin we should make sure that user is using 
only printable ASCII characters. What do you think?

Aleksander 'A.L.E.C' Machniak http://alec.pl gg:2275252
LAN Management System Developer http://lms.org.pl
Roundcube Webmail Developer http://roundcube.net
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