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

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 09:40:19 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070614074019.GA3013@laperouse.bortzmeyer.org>

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 10:16:27AM +1200,
 Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com> wrote 
 a message of 38 lines which said:

> my experience also is that it is extremely rare to encounter public
> web servers that use any HTTP auth mechanism.

We do not live in the same world, then. I worked today on a program (a
del.icio.us link checker) which use it. Many Web APIs use this
mechanism. 

Unless if, by "Web servers" , you mean only "Web servers for
interactive human usage".
Received on Thursday, 14 June 2007 07:50:00 GMT

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