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still more Digest Authentication comments

From: Mike Cowlishaw <mfc@vnet.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 95 15:10:18 GMT
Message-Id: <9503221505.AA02007@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
HTTP already uses MIME-64 encoding for converting octects to characters;
I'd suggest that re-using the same encoding scheme would make sense
(since servers are likely to include the code already, and it's also
more compact that 4bits->1octect encoding).

Mike Cowlishaw
IBM UK Labs.
Received on Wednesday, 22 March 1995 08:44:33 EST

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