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http issue "AUTHVSPROXY" not quite closed

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 11:17:13 -0800
Message-Id: <9811111917.AA25044@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: dmk@research.bell-labs.com
Cc: Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch (Life is hard... and then you die.)
Cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com

> From: Ronald.Tschalaer@psi.ch (Life is hard... and then you die.)
> Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 22:45:16 +0200
> To: JG@pa.dec.com
> Subject: http issue "AUTHVSPROXY" not quite closed
> -----
>   Hi Jim,
> 
> I sent you a mail about this a couple months back, but I think I got it
> slightly wrong. In the issue list "AUTHVSPROXY" actually has two things,
> the second of which has been done. The first, however, still needs doing:
> 
> [Gisle wrote:]
> > Is there a good reason why WWW-Authenticate can have multiple
> > challenges while Proxy-Authenticate can't?
> >
> > draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-03:
> >
> > >         Proxy-Authenticate  = "Proxy-Authenticate" ":" challenge
> > >         WWW-Authenticate  = "WWW-Authenticate" ":" 1#challenge
> 
> [Paul rsponded:]
> > none. Just forgot to update the one when I was updating the other.  I'll
> > fix it in the next draft.
> 
> But since it's in the http spec, not the auth spec, section 14.33 of
> draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-05 still has the old Proxy-Authenticate
> syntax and needs to be changed to
> 
>       Proxy-Authenticate  = "Proxy-Authenticate" ":" 1#challenge
> 
> 
>   Cheers,
> 
>   Ronald

I believe Ronald is correct, and that 14.33's BNF needs updating.

Dave, am I correct?
			- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 1998 19:17:31 EST

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