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FYI. Was: userinfo allowed in http URI or not?

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 10:43:07 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20040204104141.02606838@127.0.0.1>
To: "Kai Schaetzl" <maillists@conactive.com>, uri@w3.org

At 23:31 01/02/04 -0500, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
>As you may know Microsoft is going to remove the userinfo from http URLs
>for Internet Explroer, so that URIs like:
>
>http://userinfo@host
>
>won't work anymore.
-- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/2004Feb/0000.html

FYI, there is a RISKS forum piece about this at:
   http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/23.17.html#subj8

It's also been raised on the W3C TAG list:
   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2004Feb/0018.html

#g


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