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Re: Escaping control characters in HTTP Digest (RFC 2617) (was: Escaping <\> in HTTP Digest (RFC 2617))

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 15:27:37 -0400
Message-ID: <68fba5c50705241227r4e7f267er107ca440b805c5d4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Eric Lawrence" <ericlaw@exchange.microsoft.com>
Cc: "Alexey Melnikov" <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 5/24/07, Eric Lawrence <ericlaw@exchange.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I think the trick is distinguishing between a control character and a byte that's part of a multi-byte international character.

Perhaps I'm a little confused. I think a concrete example would help.
Let's say the username contains such characters. What does the
Authorization header look like?

Authorization: Digest username="??????"

- Rob
Received on Thursday, 24 May 2007 19:27:41 UTC

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