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Re: Introducing a Session header...

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:29:28 +0000
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, James Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, Philippe Mougin <pmougin@acm.org>
Message-ID: <23573.1342805368@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAP+FsNeTBU8+-h85Bp1smqXsNBdYiL74y2HqVeE3qUiSmS8iuA@mail.gmail.com>
, Roberto Peon writes:

>In the event we allow cleartext communications (not debating that here),
>security for the nonce/session-id is an issue.

It is no more an issue than security is for a URI or a Cookie.

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