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Re: Default auth-method in p:http-request

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 20:41:25 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
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Toman_Vojtech@emc.com writes:

> If you specify username/password in c:request, but not auth-method, what
> should happen? I can see three possible options here:
> - p:http-request will use Basic authentication (I think that is what
> Calabash does at the moment)
> - p:http-request issues a normal (no authentication) request
> - p:http-request fails ("you always have to specify an authentication
> method")

I prefer the first or the last options, but I don't feel strongly about it.
Anyone think there's clearly only one correct answer? And, if so, which
is it? :-)

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