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Re: applicability to Proxy authentication, was: Fwd: I-D Action: draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-03.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 10:12:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4F226A9A.8000202@gmx.de>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2012-01-27 01:38, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 27/01/2012 11:08 a.m., Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2012-01-25 22:58, Amos Jeffries wrote:
>>> ...
>>> I assume this is also not limited to WWW-Authenticate:. But applies
>>> equally to Proxy-Authenticate?
>>> ...
>>
>> Tracked at
>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-issues.html#issue.proxy>.
>>
>>
>> As far as I can tell, the spec doesn't say anything about it. It could
>> be used for P-A as well; do we need to clarify that somewhere? If yes,
>> where precisely?
>
> I was thinking just in the example you have WWW-Authenticate. If you add
> an example of Proxy-Authenticate next to it its clear that the intention
> is for it to be wherever the Basic auth details are valid without having
> to enumerate all cases or account for future uses.

Yes, that sounds good to me.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 27 January 2012 09:13:44 GMT

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