Comment 1 for bug 2496

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Guilherme Salgado via Malone wrote:

> We should either accept non-ascii characters (don't know why we should) or make
> it clear that non-ascci characters are not allowed in the password and fail
> gracefully if there's non-ascii characters in the password field.

We only accept passwords that can be used for HTTP basic auth (a subset of
ASCII documented in the relevant RFCs).

The validator needs to be updated to cope correctly and provide meaningful
error messages to the user.

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