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Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:13:53 +0200
From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Character encoding 'how-to' and patch 0009

On 26/07/2011 23:27, magnum wrote:
> What you say above is very important and we could/should adapt to this
> behaviour for sapB. And we would like exactly this input for most all of
> the other formats: What happens if you have an "£" in an Oracle
> password? Or a "€"? And this ß symbol, I actually expect most
> upper-casing formats to not uppercase them at all but just leave them
> alone. Still, I think Jim did the right thing. Until we know better, we
> uppercase like Perl does.

AFAIK LM doesn't compute passwords with such characters. You will only
have the NT hash if you use € in your password.

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