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Re: #285: Strength of requirements on Accept re: 406

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:43:46 -0600
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20110718194346.3edbb08d.eric@bisonsystems.net>
Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> We would need some standardised tokens to represent such things, 
> otherwise caching intermediaries cannot store and use the correct
> metadata.
> 

Well, that's one approach.  Another would be to design the system to
work within the constraints of the protocol -- I'd use Digest auth,
Vary: Authorization and stash the client IP in username.

-Eric
Received on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 01:44:15 GMT

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