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Re: #288: Considering messages in isolation

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 09:17:24 +0200
Message-ID: <4E0C2304.4050502@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-06-30 03:02, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> On 30/06/2011, at 10:52 AM, Adrien de Croy wrote:
>> How does auth fit in with this, esp any challenge-response based authentication or connection-oriented auth.
> I think it's well-established that "connection-oriented" authentication is fundamentally incompatible with HTTP, and shouldn't be attempted. Yes, NTLM does it, and that causes *significant* problems in all of the implementations I'm aware of.
> ...

And it's good that we now have spec text we can people point to when the 
question comes up (for instance, when looking at 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 30 June 2011 07:17:54 UTC

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