W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2007

Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Paul Hoffman <phoffman@imc.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 10:35:03 -0700
Message-Id: <p06240875c28df150f134@[]>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Cc: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

At 12:09 PM -0400 6/7/07, Keith Moore wrote:
>2617 doesn't need clarification, it needs to be deprecated and replaced
>with not only different schemes but an entirely different framework.

We need to deal with the real world. In the real world, Basic and 
Digest Auth are used. In the real world, the better replacement for 
them is not deployed. It is fine for us to say "please stop doing 
that, use this instead", but it is myopic and unhelpful to deprecate 
something that is in widespread use.
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2007 17:40:06 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 11:10:42 UTC