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Netscape vs. Digest (?)

From: Michael Smith <ms@gf.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 96 14:22 EDT
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Daniel DuBois <dan@spyglass.com> wrote:

>"SHOULD" is clearly not going to get Netscape to support Digest. 
> The only thing that we can *hope*
>will get Netscape to support Digest is the threat of slapping "HTTP/1.1
>uncompliant" on them publicly and hope it shames them into supporting it.

Is it true that Netscape opposes Digest? Why? Is there anybody from Netscape 
on the list who can comment on this? Failing that, is there anybody not from 
Netscape who's willing to offer a hypothesis?

--Michael Smith
Received on Tuesday, 27 August 1996 11:27:52 UTC

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