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Re: IRIs, IDNAbis, and HTTP

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 16:31:46 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <fron44$6ha$1@ger.gmane.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> the authentication schemes (2617) need to tackle encodings one way
> or antother. Today HTTP authentication only allows iso-8859-1 in
> usernames or passwords.. 

Yes, that's bad, SASLPREP UTF-8 or better net-utf8 would be nice.

The SASL folks apparently decided to delay their deprecation of
DIGEST-MD5 until they have something better than CRAM-MD5, I'm a
bit lost who wants what why, but there is a strong consensus for
KISS, with various ideas what KISS precisely means... ;-)

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