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Re: Proxy authentication

From: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 23:00:48 -0500 (CDT)
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Cc: Mary Ellen Zurko <zurko@osf.org>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.91.960423230014.3082A-100000@hopf.math.nwu.edu>
On Tue, 23 Apr 1996, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> > In the current 02 version of the spec it is not clear (to me) that
> > the realm is required to be unique across hosts/proxies.
> 
> It isn't, but I was thinking in terms of having a user agent include
> more than one Proxy-Authorization header field in a request such
> that it can be passed on to two different proxies down the line.
> We can't do that right now because there is no way to differentiate
> between multiple credentials (even if they correspond to different
> realms in the prior challenge response).  In other words, we need PEP,
> and that won't be available until after 1.1 is finished, so can
> we table this discussion for now and get back to it in June?
> 

I think that is a good idea.

John Franks 	Dept of Math. Northwestern University
		john@math.nwu.edu
Received on Tuesday, 23 April 1996 21:06:32 EDT

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