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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 21:30:57 +1000
Message-Id: <8FEE5444-50F1-4575-9AA3-626C2A03474C@mnot.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>


On 08/06/2007, at 6:10 PM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

>
> 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.

My experience is that it isn't adequate for even those purposes, in  
many cases.

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