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Re: [XHR] Failed authentication user interaction

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 11:52:41 +0200
To: "Alexey Proskuryakov" <aproskuryakov@gmail.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tv0lp3jl64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 11:40:16 +0200, Alexey Proskuryakov  
<aproskuryakov@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/7/12, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap-carbon@rambler.ru>:
>> However, Firefox and IE only ask the user once, and handle the request  
>> as success with response status 401 if that fails.
> Actually, I think I described Firefox/IE behavior incorrectly. I do get
> repeated prompts for confirmation if the credentials are incorrect, but  
> if the users cancels the authentication sheet, the HTTP status is set to  
> 401.

I don't think this should be explicitly stated in the draft though. This  
is how servers are supposed to respond, after all.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 25 July 2007 09:53:03 UTC

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