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Re: HTTP authentication

From: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 16:26:28 +0000
Message-ID: <43776934.6030105@algroup.co.uk>
To: Sam Hartman <hartmans@mit.edu>
CC: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>, HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, CalDAV DevList <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>, WebDav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, RL 'Bob' Morgan <rlmorgan@washington.edu>, Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>, Cyrus Daboo <daboo@isamet.com>, "Paul B.Hill" <pbh@mit.edu>, Mike Shaver <shaver@mozilla.org>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Talking with various potential CalDAV deployers lately, there's a
> perceived need for better HTTP authentication mechanisms: ones which
> can deal with federated identity and single sign-on.

Sam Hartman wrote:
> May  I forward this to other interested parties?
> I think it is too late to get a BOF for IETF 64, but would be happy
> to work on it for the next IETF.  We could definitely have a bar bof.

I'm way behind on email ... there was a non-bof on identity management
at IETF 64, under the name DIX. The plan is to propose a BoF for IETF 
65, leading, hopefully, to a WG. Pity I didn't notice this beforehand.

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