RFD: Dropping subauth support

Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Fri Jun 14 09:47:00 GMT 2002

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> Hi,
> does anybody disagree if I'm dropping subauth support?  The
> subauthentication only works on W2K, therefore it has never been
> announced publically and it's completly unused AFAICS.  It's a
> pity since it was a lot of work to figure that out but OTOH there
> seem to be no reason to keep useless code.

Eventually -- two years from now?  three? -- win95, win98, winMe, and 
even WinNT, will be very old and not widely used, but WinXPhome and W2k 
and whatever follows will account for a huge percentage of our installed 

At that time, it would not be unreasonable to start using subauth...and 
I'd hate for someone to re-invent the wheel.  It does little harm to 
keep the code in until then, does it?


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