Re: Past Proposals for HTTP Auth Logout

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Tim <> wrote:
> I appologize in advance if this is not an appropriate place to ask
> this question.

Feel free to ask questions, but this group is not chartered to add
features to HTTP authentication schemes. The charter is here:


> I'm doing some research and I'm interested in learning about any past
> proposals to augment HTTP authentication (basic/digest) with a logout
> feature.

That would address one shortcoming of those schemes, but they both
have more fundamental problems. See



Robert Sayre

"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time."

Received on Wednesday, 13 January 2010 13:47:19 UTC