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Re: draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-22, "2.2 Protection Space (Realm)"

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:05:08 +1100
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <4B916E50-D584-45B0-A102-197A1D989626@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 19/03/2013, at 7:46 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

> On 2013-03-18 21:02, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Have you done any testing around what UAs currently do with RFC5987 encoding there, or just UTF-8?
>> ...
> 
> Apparently they do either ISO-8859-1, or use the UA's locale (see discussion on http-auth).
> 
> I haven't tried RFC5987, but I'm pretty sure nobody supports it (will add test case soonish).
> 
> We may want to leave "realm" alone, and instead add something for display purposes ("prompt", "name"?).
> 
> I don't think this needs to be done in httpbis; we can do it later if there happens to be implementer interest.

+1.


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