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

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:18:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CAHBU6ivfNaAXsh-x5kqzUnzRfoPpr00COHz3oi2tWRcxgPZfxQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF-Discussion <ietf@ietf.org>, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>, The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:

> How many times do we have to do this before we declare insanity?
> I don't care how much risk it adds to the HTTP charter.  They are
> all just meaningless deadlines anyway.  If we want HTTP to have
> something other than Basic (1993) and Digest (1995) authentication,
> then it had better be part of *this* charter so that the proposals
> can address them.

Well, Digest already isn't used by anyone :)

Seriously, someone needs to propose some charter language or this
discussion is a no-op.  -Tim
Received on Friday, 24 February 2012 01:19:24 GMT

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