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Re: Digest mess

From: John C. Mallery <jcma@ai.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 12:39:05 -0500
Message-Id: <v03130312b0bdbe37ace7@[]>
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: "Phillip M. Hallam-Baker" <hallam@ai.mit.edu>, rlgray@us.ibm.com, HTTP Working Group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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At 11:32 AM -0600 97-12-17, John Franks wrote:
>On Wed, 17 Dec 1997, John C. Mallery wrote:
>> It has to provide a hash of the return codes and a hash of
>> the entity to achieve its full potential.  This allows client
>> to know that you have the right entity body and it allows 
>> the client to know how the server processed the request,
>> i.e. the entire transaction is authenticated. This point
>> has been raised before on the list.  I can't why it isn't
>> dead obvious.
>Let me repeat: ALL OF THIS IS IN THE CURRENT DRAFT.  And there
>are implementations.

Good. I'll go fetch the latest draft and update my implementation,
thank you. Didn't realize there was a document past the RFC.
Received on Wednesday, 17 December 1997 09:42:30 UTC

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