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Re: http://username:password@host/path in libwww

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 12:10:32 -0400
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To: Mikhail Grouchinski <mgrouch@usa.net>, www-lib@w3.org
At 10:10 4/14/99 EDT, Mikhail Grouchinski wrote:

>Quick question.
>Does libwww support username/password in URL as Netscape does?
>
>http://username:password@webhost/path
>ftp://username:password@ftphost/path

It does for FTP but not for HTTP as it is not defined for HTTP
(authentication is done using a header field instead).

Henrik
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Received on Wednesday, 14 April 1999 12:10:46 GMT

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