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Re: [moore@cs.utk.edu: http digest auth + http 1.1?]

From: Paul Hoffman <paulh@imc.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 1996 08:53:58 -0700
Message-Id: <v03007805ae4778d8bbc5@[165.227.113.247]>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>So here's a proposal:  if an HTTP/1.1 agent (client or server) supports
>Basic, it must also support Digest.  Authentication support remains
>optional, but it's all or none.

This sounds right to me as well. If you support some authentication, you
must support good authentication, but you can also support Basic for
obvious historical reasons.

--Paul Hoffman
--Internet Mail Consortium
Received on Monday, 26 August 1996 08:54:40 EDT

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