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security requirements (was: Updating RFC 2617 (HTTP Digest) to use UTF-8)

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 19:28:06 -0400
Message-ID: <68fba5c50610171628v24a3cdc6p8e8123ee5d9df34@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, lists@ingostruck.de, "Larry Masinter" <masinter@gmail.com>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 10/17/06, Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org> wrote:
>
> Since there are so many ways to approach this, so many variations in
> what specs are revised and how they depend upon each other, I can't
> say whether I, or the IESG, expect a revision to RFC2616 to "step
> into" the area covered by RFC2617.

Perhaps we should poll the HTTP community as a start. Does anyone
think mandatory-to-implement security mechanisms will be helpful and
realistic?

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Robert Sayre
Received on Tuesday, 17 October 2006 23:28:12 GMT

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