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Re: XMLHttpRequest for Last Call

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 15:27:53 -0500
Message-ID: <68fba5c50702171227ne91f426l578a60efd43cb71e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

On 2/17/07, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Feb 2007 21:15:04 +0100, Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Where do the requirements for the username and password productions
> > come from? Is there an old list discussion on them?
> Mainly offlist feedback. There's been some discussion (on list) on the
> userinfo production though if you are referring to that:
>    http://www.google.com/search?q=inurl:public-webapi+userinfo

OK. AFAIK, Basic and Digest are not interoperable outside of ASCII,
and this specification provides no guidance on the encoding of the
credentials. Is there anything useful we can say here? Maybe just warn
that it isn't internationalized?


Robert Sayre

"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time."
Received on Saturday, 17 February 2007 20:28:20 UTC

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