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Re: Authentication over HTTP

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 08:37:39 +0000
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
cc: M Stefan <mstefanro@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <72655.1373877459@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20E2425E-2FD7-4435-9529-1C3FC001D495@bblfish.net>, Henry Story writ

>Computational cost is no longer a problem. Google and Facebook provide
>it with billions of connections a day.

That's like saying "transportation is non-issue, because Bill Gates
have a private jet."

Not everybody has Google and FaceBook's globally distributed resources,
nor their laser-like focus on delivering web-content.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
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