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

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:43:47 -0700
Message-ID: <4F4FC363.4030802@stpeter.im>
To: Nick Hilliard <nick@inex.ie>
CC: iesg@ietf.org, mnot@mnot.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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On 3/1/12 11:01 AM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> On 01/03/2012 17:50, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Stephen and I just had a chat about this matter. He and I came up with a
>> proposed paragraph to add after that list of bullet points:
>>    In the initial phase of work on HTTP/2.0, new proposals
>>    for authentication schemes can be made.  The WG will
>>    select zero or more of those with a goal of choosing
>>    at least one scheme that is better than those available
>>    for HTTP/1.x.  Non-selected schemes might be discussed
>>    with the IETF Security Area for further work there.
>> Your comments are welcome.
> Can I suggest you also include authorization capabilities as a core
> component of this. It's not much use to have people able to authenticate
> themselves to a system if that system doesn't also provide a framework for
> allowing the server-side application decide what they can or cannot do.

Feel free to include that in your proposal. :)


Peter Saint-Andre
Received on Thursday, 1 March 2012 18:44:19 UTC

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