domain attribute in digest auth/efficiency

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Sent: Thursday, October 01, 1998 12:45 AM
> To: Paul Leach;
> Subject: Re: domain attribute in digest auth
> > The second change you propose is incompatible with RFC 
> 2069, for which
> > implementations exist. Furthermore, it reduces efficiency. 
> For Basic, it had
> I guess we disagree on the efficency issue (I know for the 
> apache module
> I've been working on this'll mean usually sending extra bytes over the
> wire at the same number of RTs).

Why? I think the typical case will be no domain= at all, and the protection
domain is the whole server, regardless of the initial URL that you fetched
from the server.

Received on Thursday, 1 October 1998 23:05:01 UTC