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Re: The last LAST CALL: HTTP/1.1, Authentication, State

From: Life is hard... and then you die. <Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 23:58:11 +0200
Message-Id: <98031923581143@psiclb.psi.ch>
To: HTTP-WG@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com

On Fri, 13 Mar 1998, Larry Masinter wrote:
> We have reached the point in the HTTP Working Group where we can make
> the last "LAST CALL" on working group documents:
[snip]
> <draft-ietf-http-authentication-01.txt>, March 13, 1998, HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication
[snip]
> In order to actually move these forward as DRAFT STANDARD, we have to
> document at least two interoperable implementations of each feature. We
> are working on completing that task in the next few weeks.
[snip]
> The working group LAST CALL on these documents will end on Friday, March
> 27, 1998; barring any major issues arising, we will then forward them to
> the IESG for consideration.

Just a comment from the sidelines: there have been significant changes
in the authentication draft, and yet a LAST CALL is issued only hours
after it is issued?

Are any servers going to implement the new stuff by next week? Otherwise
I won't bother hurrying on my side.


  Cheers,

  Ronald
Received on Thursday, 19 March 1998 15:12:52 EST

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