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Re: Digest Authentication

From: Alan Kent <ajk@mds.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 11:32:37 +1000
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20011017113237.C23619@io.mds.rmit.edu.au>
On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 05:44:21PM -0700, Jim Whitehead wrote:
> The diversity of WebDAV deployment scenarios was one of the key drivers
> behind RFC 2518 *not* mandating the *use* of a particular authentication
> mechanism.  RFC 2518 merely states that implementations MUST implement
> Digest, not that they must use it.

Well, since its not possible for us to use Digest authentiction at
customer sites, I guess our 'digest implementation' will just have
to reject all attempts to connect :-) :-) :-)

Sorry, could not resist!
Alan
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2001 21:33:10 GMT

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