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Re: RFC2616 vs RFC2617, was: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 18:18:13 +0200
Message-ID: <46682FC5.5030204@gmx.de>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
CC: Paul Hoffman <phoffman@imc.org>, Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Keith Moore wrote:
> no.  deprecate 2617.  deprecate the framework that is in 2616.  HTTP
> security needs a clean slate approach.

I personally have no problem with this. In the wild, most authentication 
isn't using RFC2617 anyway.

However, my understanding is that the IESG doesn't allow RFC2616bis not 
to discuss authentication in *some* manner.

BTW: does the framework really require fixing?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2007 16:18:22 UTC

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