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Re: combining authenticated and anonymous access

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 16:20:04 -0500 (EST)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0811271618120.30519@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Thu, 27 Nov 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:

> An interesting proposal is to continue returning content with status 200, but 
> to include the WWW-Authenticate header nevertheless. RFC2616 currently is 
> silent about this combination:
[..]

> Has anybody tried this before?

I saw that on a very popular server due to an error in one extension, some 
browser rendered the pages correctly, some other prompted the user for 
authentication (despite the 200 status code).

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         ~~Yves
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