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Re: Experimental implementation of SimpleMD5

From: Albert Lunde <Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 1995 13:03:06 -0600 (CST)
Message-Id: <199501241903.AA036614186@casbah.acns.nwu.edu>
To: www-security@ns2.rutgers.edu
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Phillip wrote (in part) on www-security:
> Proposals:-
> 1) We authenticate the message body
> 2) All things being equal we make it as compatible with S-HTTP as possible
> 3) The discussion of a security scheme for the Web take place on the mailing
> 	list the IETF has been told is the official forum for such schemes.
> 4) We get something out fast enough that it can be included in HTTP/1.1

In this connection, the www-security list may be the correct forum
to talk about the security aspects. It seems to me that it would
help to also spell out to the HTTP list what basic set of headers need to be 
used to negotate the use of this scheme and maintain upward compatibility
with S-HTTP.  

Discussion may have started on the HTTP list because of its readership
or because it has been more active lately...

    Albert Lunde                      Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 1995 11:12:45 UTC

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