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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 09:30:00 +0200
Message-ID: <466CF9F8.5090409@gmx.de>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
CC: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Keith Moore wrote:
> 
>> Web authors considering look & feel much more important than security,
>> and not willing to ask for the ability to have both as forms + cookies
>> accomplishes their goal of getting the look & feel they want?
>>   
> it's not immediately clear to me that forms+cookies+TLS, when
> well-implemented, are worse than digest.  of course, there are lots of
> potential pitfalls there.
> ...

You can't do forms with non browser-based applications. WebDAV and APP 
come to mind.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 11 June 2007 10:02:04 GMT

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