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Re: [closed] Re: p:http-request's send-authorization use case?

From: Florent Georges <fgeorges@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 16:53:24 +0100
Message-ID: <ebaca5bf0902050753n7365c36bk6820de7c2f87d6df@mail.gmail.com>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>

2009/2/5 Norman Walsh wrote:

> If you know that you're using Basic authentication, then you can send
> the credentials first and avoid the "got a 401, retry with
> credentials" round trip.
> [...]
> Credentials that you send on the first attempt are effectively
> clear text.
> [...]
> It's also pointless if you're using Digest authentication

  That what I thought.  Thanks for the response!

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Florent Georges
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