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Re: Looking for a Proxy



Netscape did modify the authentication scheme offered by HTTP 1.0 because the
original one was not thought out correctly at the first place and was not
working correctly when used behind an authenticating firewall.
Netscape noticed the problem 1.5 year ahead of everyone else and fixed it.
It was the correct thing to do.

On May 18, 11:17am, Marc Baudoin wrote:
> Subject: Re: Looking for a Proxy
> Ari Luotonen <luotonen@netscape.com> icrit :
> >
> > > For access control based on user, you need a proxy that supports
> > > HTTP/1.1.
> >
> > No, you don't need HTTP/1.1 for that.  Both Netscape Navigator and
> > Netscape Proxy support authentication in the proxy.
>
> But it is *proprietary* (please get back to the world of open standards)
> and works only between Mozilla and Netscape proxy. By the way, it seems to
> me that HTTP/1.1 proxy authorization scheme is the same as Netscape's :-)
>
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