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Re: #321: Repeating auth-params

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:42:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4EBB9C9E.2020506@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-11-08 22:37, Julian Reschke wrote:
> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/321>:
>
> We need to add a statement about what it means if a specific auth-param
> occurs more than once in a challenge; in particular for "realm" (ack
> James Manger)
>
> Proposed change:
> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/321/321.diff>
>
> Which makes the beginning of 2.1 read:
>
> 2.1. Challenge and Response
>
> HTTP provides a simple challenge-response authentication mechanism
> that can be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a
> client to provide authentication information. It uses an extensible,
> case-insensitive token to identify the authentication scheme,
> followed by additional information necessary for achieving
> authentication via that scheme. The latter can either be a comma-
> separated list of parameters or a single sequence of characters
> capable of holding base64-encoded information.
>
> Parameters are name-value pairs where the name is matched case-
> insensitively, and each parameter name MUST only occur once per
> challenge.
>
>
> Feedback appreciated, Julian

Applied with <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/1473>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 10 November 2011 09:43:26 GMT

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