[Twisted-Python] Must avatarId always be a string?

Jan Urbański wulczer at wulczer.org
Wed Jan 9 08:04:40 EST 2013

On 09/01/13 13:49, Peter Westlake wrote:
> http://twistedmatrix.com/documents/current/core/howto/cred.html says
> that the avatarId parameter to IRealm.requestAvatar must be a string,
> not even a Unicode string. I'm using LDAP for authentication, and the
> checker retrieves the full LDAP entry for the user as a side-effect of
> authentication.

I remember discussing this on IRC with someone not long ago and he 
pointed me to this thread:


I have faced a similar problem myself and after reading the code I've 
resolved to wilfully disregarding the documentation and passing tuples 
around, accepting that if it breaks, I get to keep both pieces.


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