st.n. writes "Heise News is reporting that Microsoft made its own proprietary extension (and incompatibility) to the Kerberos authentication protocol, which was developed at MIT as an open standard. Supposedly a W2K client will only work with a W2K server, not any other kerberos server, because MS uses a yet unused data field and the W2K client relies on that field being present. For those of you who don't speak German, I found it also at Yahoo."
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