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Re: Archaic HTTP "From:" Header

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 19:35:47 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh++sqigLxbpE2jghFZ+eEFhWSXTWSznggoSJ3XY0COXFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>, "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>
On 3 April 2013 19:32, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> Excerpts from Kingsley Idehen's message of 2013-04-03 17:18:27 +0000:
> > All,
> >
> > I think the HTTP "From:" header [1] is now truly archaic circa. 2013. If
> > the range of this particular predicate was a URI it would really aid our
> > quest for a RWW.
> I use firefox extension to set From header on all requests to
> perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org , since webfinger seams to slowly get
> stabilized i might want to set it up again on that domain... I don't see it
> as perfect situation but possibly working option to have 'customized'
> experience (without real authentication), ex: language preference, calendar
> preference etc.
>

nice, which extension?

this would work with HTTP basic Auth too, i believe?
Received on Wednesday, 3 April 2013 17:36:21 UTC

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