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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 18:12:59 -0400
Message-ID: <466882EB.5060009@cs.utk.edu>
To: Paul Hoffman <phoffman@imc.org>
CC: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Paul Hoffman wrote:
> 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.
basic and digest are used, but not widely.  deprecate means "please stop
doing that, use this instead".

Keith
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2007 22:13:37 GMT

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