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Re: [#177] Realm required on challenges

From: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 14:18:51 +0200
Message-ID: <a9699fd20907070518v3ef43c51l653b716504edac82@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Is it truly necessary for all authentication schemes to include a 'realm'
> paramter? If so, it should be documented (e.g., in the section about
> extension authentication schemes).

It is totally useless to the Cookie scheme:
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-broyer-http-cookie-auth (wow, expires
At least I cannot find a single case where it could be used.

Thomas Broyer
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 2009 12:19:37 UTC

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