[OpenAFS] One of my users has married - what to do?
Sun, 29 Apr 2007 21:56:54 CDT
> > Password history is a moot point for us. Should we care
> > about that at some point, we'll worry about it then.
> So ... why DO you implement rename_principal, anyway? I had looked at
> doing that a bunch of years ago, but I came to the conclusion that
> it was basically equivalent to a delete/add, and since I'm lazy I
> figured "why bother?".
Originally, to preserve the password. Of course, the whole
WebCT nonsense shot a big fat hole in that. A secondary
benefit is that it preserves the other meta data (dates
and such) and that it is less likely to end up half-done.
Plus, maybe someday somebody will pay WebCT to fix their mess...