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Re: WebDAV over SSL

From: Joachim Feise <jfeise@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 10:11:39 -0700
Message-ID: <41068CCB.30807@ics.uci.edu>
To: w3c-dist-auth@frink.w3.org

Frank Lowney wrote on 7/26/2004 7:00:
> Under what circumstances does WebDAV over SSL make sense?

Whenever you use authentication to control access.
Using Basic Authentication without SSL is completely useless,
since username and password are transmitted in clear text with
just a trivial encoding.

-Joe
Received on Tuesday, 27 July 2004 13:15:31 GMT

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