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Re: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:02:51 +0100
Message-ID: <1328551371.21018.1.camel@home.henriknordstrom.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
mån 2012-02-06 klockan 10:07 +0100 skrev Julian Reschke:

> It doesn't affect Basic auth at all, because Basic uses plain-ASCII (so 
> the encoding happens on a different layer).

True. But it does affect Digest auth, and can't be recoded there without
breaking the digest. Plus that browsers vary greatly in what encoding
they use within basic auth before base64-encoding so in a sense it does
affect basic auth as well.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 18:04:25 GMT

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