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Re: WG Review: Recharter of Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis (httpbis)

From: Robert Collins <robertc@squid-cache.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:28:38 +1300
Message-ID: <CAJ3HoZ3JHbcwhYEnyYbKTp+6oY1ZjsLxM6pFQEApnFMKOAhGzA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, mnot@mnot.net, iesg@ietf.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF-Discussion <ietf@ietf.org>
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

>
> Well, we have an existing authentication framework. It would be interesting
> to find out what's missing from it.

browser id, openid, and oauth are all authentication frameworks built
on top of HTTP rather than with HTTP; being able to implement some or
all of those at the protocol layer would be very nice.

As to whats involved, I don't have a short-list at hand, sorry :)

-Rob
Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 22:29:07 GMT

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