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Basic Authentication - what do we have?

From: Mary Ellen Zurko <Mary_Ellen_Zurko@notesdev.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 09:17:29 -0400
To: public-wsc-wg@w3.org
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What do we have in our set of proposals that addresses trust decisions 
posed by Basic Authentication? The realm information (within the modal 
dialog in the browser I use) is set by the web site. The browser I use 
puts the domain in the title bar. When I have the resolution on my display 
cranked down to increase the size of everything (something I do more and 
more these days), the most pertinent part of the domain is truncated from 
the right hand side of the dialog's title display. I very much want to 
know that the domain ends in "ibm.com" when I think I'm typing in my IBM 
password. What, if anything, do we have in our proposals that addresses 
Received on Monday, 25 June 2007 13:17:42 UTC

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