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domain attribute in digest auth/efficiency

From: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 1998 23:02:29 -0700
Message-Id: <CB6657D3A5E0D111A97700805FFE65875D777B@RED-MSG-51>
To: "'Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch'" <Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch>, HTTP-WG@hplb.hpl.hp.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch [mailto:Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch]
> Sent: Thursday, October 01, 1998 12:45 AM
> To: Paul Leach; HTTP-WG@hplb.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: domain attribute in digest auth
> 
> 
> 
> > The second change you propose is incompatible with RFC 
> 2069, for which
> > implementations exist. Furthermore, it reduces efficiency. 
> For Basic, it had
> 
> I guess we disagree on the efficency issue (I know for the 
> apache module
> I've been working on this'll mean usually sending extra bytes over the
> wire at the same number of RTs).

Why? I think the typical case will be no domain= at all, and the protection
domain is the whole server, regardless of the initial URL that you fetched
from the server.
Received on Friday, 2 October 1998 07:03:20 EDT

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