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Date: Wed, 21 Mar 90 16:57:51 -0500
From: John T Kohl < jtkohl@ATHENA.MIT.EDU>

Present:  John Kohl, Jon Rochlis, Ted Ts'o, Ed Guzovsky

status reports:
	Jon hasn't been doing much v5 work (he has been busy with v4 on
		the Macintosh)
		-He'd like to do some work on getting a v5 server working
		with a copy of the MIT v4 database
		-He expects to have more time to devote to Kerberos stuff
		in April.
	Ted has been dealing with undergraduate thesis hassles and
		doesn't know yet how much time he will have available
	John has been coding various routines for libkrb.
		-He has between 0 & 50% time to devote to Kerberos work.
		-He has a copy of the POSIX 1003.1-1988 spec for
		reference use to make sure our libos is POSIX-compliant.
		-When the ANSI C standard is available, he will get a
		copy for reference.
	Ed has been reading documents & getting up to speed.
		-He is currently working on mk_priv & rd_priv.
		-He has about 67% of his time to devote to Kerberos work.

other random stuff:

Jon suggested we consider providing some KDC load-balancing, proper & easy key
version support, and perhaps some password quality checking.

Dan Bernstein from NYU has finished a first cut of the replay-cache
code; we (MIT people) will need to evaluate it & do some conversion (its
functions are only ANSI compilable, but shouldn't take much work to

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