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best status code for bad auth method

From: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:57:13 +1300
Message-ID: <4EE16AF9.9040509@qbik.com>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Hi all

hopefully a quick question...

what is the best response code for a proxy that receives a request with 
a Proxy-Authorization header that specifies a method that is not 
acceptable to the proxy?

another 407?
403?  We don't want the client to repeat the request as is...

or do we need a new status code for "auth method not allowed".


Adrien de Croy

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