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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 02:12:04 +0200
To: Robert Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1182211924.26585.63.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
mån 2007-06-18 klockan 01:14 +0000 skrev Robert Sayre:

> That makes it possible to extend HTML with form 
> elements specific to secure credentials. That is a wire protocol. The 
> meaning and requirements of those elements can probably be made clear 
> without venturing very far into client design.

Yes, and is what has been proposed several times, in several threads on
the topic.. but no detailed proposal written down yet.

I would very much welcome a proposal from some browser vendor on this.
It's mainly browser technology which needs updates to adopt a feature
like this, on the server side it's most often just reconfiguration or at
worst trivial changes depending on the fine details of the proposed
extension and nature of the server implementation of 401 responses.


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