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Re: [#177] Realm required on challenges

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:18:01 +0200
Message-ID: <4C9A2C39.7020502@gmx.de>
To: Robert Collins <robertc@robertcollins.net>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 07.07.2009 12:47, Robert Collins wrote:
> ...
> Oh it surely is a pain. You don't want to know how ugly making NTLM work
> through squid (to NTLM offering servers on the internet) was/is. Pretty
> hard to imagine HTTP/SMTP w/NTLM too.
>
> That said, it exists, and forcing it to add a empty realm would be
> pointless IMO - let alone probably fraught and likely to break clients.
> ...

Yep. I just checked FF and IE, and they break if a realm is added for 
"ntlm".

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 16:18:41 GMT

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