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From: Peter J Churchyard <pjc@trusted.com>
Date: Tue, 28 May 1996 14:31:44 -0400 (EDT)
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9605281831.AA13449@hilo.trusted.com>
With a persistant connection, BASIC auth can and is being used with
challenge response and one time tokens to provide strong authentication.
This is being used with persistant proxy connections to auth the client
to the proxy.

I have seen the problem with clients and servers starting to support 
persistant connections and the use of proxies (http-gw from the firewall
toolkit) that don't understand this. We recently have provided a patch to 
remove various headers to fix this..

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Received on Tuesday, 28 May 1996 14:31:44 UTC

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