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validator/share/templates/en_US http_401_authrequired.tmpl,NONE,1.1

From: Terje Bless <link@dev.w3.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 19:13:01 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-ID: <E1D0PAz-0002oa-2G@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/validator/share/templates/en_US
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv10246/share/templates/en_US

Added Files:
Log Message:
Templatify &authenticate().

--- NEW FILE: http_401_authrequired.tmpl ---
Status: 401 Authorization Required
<TMPL_VAR NAME="http_401_headers">
<TMPL_INCLUDE NAME="header.tmpl">

  <div id="main">
    <h2>Authorization Required</h2>
    <p>Sorry, I am not authorized to access the specified URL.</p>
      The URL you specified, &lt;<a href="<TMPL_VAR NAME="http_401_url">"><TMPL_VAR NAME="http_401_url"></a>&gt;,
      returned a 401 "authorization required" response when I tried
      to download it.
      You should have been prompted by your browser for a
      username/password pair; if you had supplied this information, I
      would have forwarded it to your server for authorization to
      access the resource. You can use your browser's "reload" function
      to try again, if you wish.
      Of course, you may not want to trust me with this information,
      which is fine. I can tell you that I don't log it or do
      anything else nasty with it, and you can <a href="source/">download the
      source code for this service</a> to see what it does, but you have no
      guarantee that this is actually the code I'm using; you basically have to
      decide whether to trust me or not :-)
      You should also be aware that the way we proxy this authentication
      information defeats the normal working of HTTP Authentication.
      If you authenticate to server A, your browser may keep sending
      the authentication information to us every time you validate
      a page, regardless of what server it's on, and we'll happily pass
      that on to the server thereby making it possible for a malicious
      server operator to capture your credentials.
      Due to the way HTTP Authentication works there is no way we can
      avoid this. We are using some "tricks" to fool your client into
      not sending this information in the first place, but there is no
      guarantee this will work. If security is a concern to you, you
      may wish to avoid validating protected resources or take extra
      precautions to prevent your browser from sending authentication
      information when validating other servers.
      Also note that you shouldn't use HTTP Basic Authentication for
      anything which really needs to be private, since the password
      goes across the network unencrypted.
  </div><!-- End of "main" -->
<TMPL_INCLUDE NAME="footer.tmpl">
Received on Sunday, 13 February 2005 19:13:01 UTC

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