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

From: <hallam@vesuvius.ai.mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 96 18:38:25 -0400
Message-Id: <9608262238.AA00684@vesuvius.ai.mit.edu>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: hallam@ai.mit.edu, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, hallam@vesuvius.ai.mit.edu
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>Basically, "docking" isn't practical. I don't think the HTTP editor
>(Jim) is prepared to do the rather major editing that would be
>necessary to make the merged document readable, I know that the RFC
>editor isn't, and I don't think that we can do that much editing
>without recycling through "last call".

Ah, I misunderstood your question which sounded like you were
asking about docking. My understanding of the wording in the spec 
was that the group were generally agreed that incorporating
digest was a good idea but that it might be controvertial
vis a vis the IESG and hence the conditional statement...

At all costs we must avoid going back to last call (IETF snakes
and ladders, your draft has a misprint go back to square 1)

Received on Monday, 26 August 1996 15:47:58 UTC

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