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Re: Interop issue: how can clients force authentication?

From: Eric Sedlar <eric.sedlar@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 11:09:56 -0700
Message-ID: <020c01c25f3e$988c5560$9b114498@esedlar>
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>, "'Ilya Kirnos'" <ilya.kirnos@oracle.com>
Cc: "'Webdav WG'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

Authentication is explicitly out of the scope of the ACL spec.
Authentication is assumed to be handled at the HTTP level, and there are
already plenty of schemes for this.

--Eric

----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>; "'Ilya Kirnos'"
<ilya.kirnos@oracle.com>
Cc: "'Webdav WG'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 1:37 AM
Subject: RE: Interop issue: how can clients force authentication?


..

> makes it clear that we need some more time to precisely describe what the
> actual problem is. It's an interesting problem, and I suppose it needs to
be
> discussed in relation to the ACL spec. However I don't think there's any
> reason to declare it an interop problem just to rush a quick workaround
into
> RFC2518bis.
>
Received on Wednesday, 18 September 2002 14:13:57 GMT

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