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Re: parsing of unknown challenges, was: Ticket 237

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:40:43 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <ea8k969s405im3nsdk8g3gdsn5ib0ob4fn@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Julian Reschke wrote:
>WWW-Authenticate: UNKNOWN realm="xyz"
>WWW-Authenticate: BASIC realm="basic"
>...and indeed, only variant 1) worked in all browsers 
>(FF/IE/Chrome/Safari/Opera) I tried. The only browser that seems to grok 
>options 2 and 3 is Safari.

Option #3 seems to work fine for me in non-Webkit browsers. Clearing all
information the browser stores and restarting it seems to be necessary
to get reliable results for some browsers, it seems, perhaps you ran in-
to that problem? (The others indeed seem to not work, but I stopped the
test when it became too silly.)
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