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User Agent Authentication Forms - what's up with that?

From: S. Mike Dierken <mdierken@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 22:05:50 -0800
To: <www-talk@w3.org>
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I just found a nice Note on integrating protocol-level authentication with
user-level interface :
http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-authentform

Does anyone know whether this was ever incorporated into any user agents?

==excerpt==
[...]
This proposal suggests extensions to HTML forms to overcome their present
security problems by integrating them with HTTP (or other security sublayer)
mechanisms. It calls for a new type of form; the AUTHFORM and new values for
the TYPE attribute of the INPUT element and SELECT block.
[...]
Received on Friday, 31 January 2003 01:04:43 GMT

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