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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).

Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

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