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RE: Proposal for new HTTP 1.1 authentication scheme

From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 16:25:01 -0800 (PST)
To: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Cc: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>, John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>, 'Dave Kristol' <dmk@bell-labs.com>, Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>, Eric_Houston/CAM/Lotus@lotus.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971209162341.28346A-100000@ns.viet.net>
On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, Scott Lawrence wrote:

> 
> > I don't know which is best. For Date, at least, it seems silly to omit it.
> 
>   We've been over this before:
> 
> 	Some servers do not have clocks; they _can't_ send dates.

So lets define a fixed pseudo-date that has the meaning that 'This server
can't support dates'.

-- 
Benjamin Franz
Received on Tuesday, 9 December 1997 16:09:47 EST

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