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RE: rfc2617: response-auth calculation

From: Joe Orton <joe@orton.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 18:44:48 +0100 (BST)
To: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9907191810190.4487-100000@ankh.orton.local>
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> > Ah, can auth-int be used for messages with no body (zero-length), e.g.
> > GET requests? I presumed it couldn't, maybe this is the source of my
> > confusion.
> I'm not sure where you would have gotten that impression,

Only my imagination... I just kind of presumed that H(entity-body) would
not be defined if there was 'no' entity-body... I see this is wrong now.

> but yes, a GET request can use auth-int. 

Great - "I geddit now". Thanks.

> > (I'm writing client code).
> Feel free to test against 'digest-test.agranat.com'; send feedback to me.

Will do.



Joe Orton
joe@orton.demon.co.uk ... jeo101@york.ac.uk
Received on Tuesday, 20 July 1999 05:30:57 UTC

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