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

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 10:10:32 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070608081032.GA12039@nic.fr>

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 06:18:13PM +0200,
 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote 
 a message of 14 lines which said:

> In the wild, most authentication isn't using RFC2617 anyway.

Any data here? IMHO, this assertion is not true, unless you limit to
big e-commerce Web sites. For instance, HTTP-based Web services use
2617. Also, 2617 is typically the simplest way for a small and rapidly
setup Web site, even if it does not have the visibility of Amazon.
Received on Friday, 8 June 2007 08:10:36 UTC

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