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HTTP authentication & timeouts

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 15:35:39 -0500
To: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030102153539.H8834@www.markbaker.ca>

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 11:25:54AM -0800, David Orchard wrote:
> So you think authentication and time-outs on the Web are just fine and
> working as designed?

Nice try, but I'm not biting.  I just refuted your claim that HTTP
authentication can't do timeouts; it can.

Perhaps you meant to be more specific in your criticism of the HTTP
authentication model?  I'm trying to keep this discussion focused on
technical arguments.  Examples would be welcome.

MB
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