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Re: questions regarding draft-ietf-http-authentication-01

From: Life is hard... and then you die. <Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1998 01:25:57 +0200
Message-Id: <98032801255725@psicla.psi.ch>
To: paulle@microsoft.com, HTTP-WG@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com

> > 5) For backwards compatibility with rfc-2069 there should be words to
> >    explictly prevent a server from sending "algorithm=MD5-sess" but no
> >    qop attribute. Maybe something like the following (just reusing the
> >    wording from above again):
[snip]
> 
> I appreciate the intent, but I don't think this helps backward compatibility
> at all. If the client doesn't understand MD5-Sess, then adding "qop" (which
> isn't in 2069 either) won't help.

Hmm, yes, I think I got the logic backwards. Ok, scratch it.


  Cheers,

  Ronald
Received on Friday, 27 March 1998 16:41:03 EST

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