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Authorization - requesting username & password in a filter

From: Paul Pazandak <pazandak@OBJS.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 10:12:47 -0600
Message-ID: <350FF399.35B0E543@OBJS.com>
To: Jigsaw Email List <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Is it possible to generate a username & password dialog (on the client) within a filter as
part of an auxiliary authorization mechanism (the same dialog that appears when logging
into the Admin pages on the server)? I would like to be able to do this independent of
any Jigsaw authorization mechanisms -- e.g. ask a client for a username/password before
letting them see a document.

Second, IF the user already provided a username/password (for site access let's say, using
Jigsaw auth mechanisms), is there a way for the filter to access this information?



Paul Pazandak                                      pazandak@objs.com
Object Services and Consulting, Inc.             http://www.objs.com
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55420-5409                       612-881-6498
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 1998 11:12:31 UTC

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