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Re: parsing of unknown challenges, was: Ticket 237

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:52:20 +0200
Message-ID: <4C9A2634.9060605@gmx.de>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 22.09.2010 17:40, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Julian Reschke wrote:
>> 3.
>>
>> 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

You are probably right. I forgot that Apache/mod_asis folds this back 
into a single, comma-delimited header.

> 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.)

Potentially. I need to figure out a better way to test things like that.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 15:53:04 GMT

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