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ISSUE-90: passwd seems underdefined in RFC2617

From: Web APIs Issue Tracker <dean+cgi@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 13:31:50 +0000 (UTC)
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ISSUE-90: passwd seems underdefined in RFC2617


Raised by: Anne van Kesteren
On product: XMLHttpRequest

For the open() method I was trying to come up with error handling for the user 
and password arguments. It seems that user comes down to quoted-string which is 
defined in http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616 but passwd comes down to:

  passwd   = < user's password >

according to http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2617 ...

Should probably raise this with the HTTP WG.
Received on Friday, 22 September 2006 13:32:02 UTC

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