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Re: paramname in draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012 14:37:19 +0100
Message-ID: <4F2E860F.3090107@gmx.de>
To: "Manger, James H" <James.H.Manger@team.telstra.com>
CC: "annevk@opera.com" <annevk@opera.com>, "derhoermi@gmx.net" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2012-02-05 13:57, Manger, James H wrote:
>> WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="something", accept-charset="UTF-8"
>
> 24 chars for a 1-bit flag?
> How about:
> WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="something", v=2

Too terse. Does the size of a 401 response matter in any way?

Another alternative is of course:

   WWW-Authenticate: Basic2 realm="something"

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 5 February 2012 13:44:34 GMT

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