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#177: Realm required on challenges

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 14:20:48 -0400
Message-Id: <8A112B10-6245-4013-BB50-086CAE94F8FA@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>


1) put the text on realms into a separate subsection (editorial suggestion), and

2) in p7, change:

>   The authentication parameter realm is defined for all authentication schemes:


The authentication parameter 'realm' is reserved for use by authentications schemes that wish to indicate the scope of protection:

3) drop this sentence:

> The realm directive (case-insensitive) is required for all authentication schemes that issue a challenge.

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Sunday, 24 July 2011 18:21:11 UTC

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