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Re: I-D Action:draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-00.txt

From: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 19:30:19 +0000
Message-ID: <4D027FCB.6080306@isode.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Hi Julian,

Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 09.12.2010 04:18, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>
>> ...
>> (I gather from the draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth is supposed to
>> establish the registry; it seems a bit odd to me that there is a
>> separate draft only to put Basic and Digest into that registry; it
>> might be a good idea to offer some rationale for that in the draft,
>> i.e. why draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth doesn't register them.)
>
> > ...
>
> Essentially for the same reason we do it in for methods.
>
> Also, I really want to avoid giving the impression that Part 7 does 
> recommend or even specify Digest; my understanding is that this will 
> cause massive problems once we'd get to the IESG.

That is probably wise.

Should the document register other schemes like Negotiate?

> Is there a polite way to say that in the Introduction? Do we really 
> need to?
>
> Best regards, Julian
>


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