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Re: Interop issue: how can clients force authentication?

From: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 23:32:03 -0400
To: Ilya Kirnos <ilya.kirnos@oracle.com>
Cc: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@Rational.Com>, Webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <OF953D3997.79352410-ON85256C3A.00131FE3@us.ibm.com>

On Thursday, 09/19/2002 at 02:27 MST, Ilya Kirnos wrote:
> the fact that this may already work with some implementations is a plus.
> the other hand it would pretty much be a hack.  when i see something like
> If: ("a" Not "a"), client authentication is not exactly the first thing
> comes to mind.  a new header would make this idea very explicit and
> less prone to implementation errors.  however, i'd like to see this
> implemented in some shape or form, so if there's consensus on the If
> it'd be fine with me.

I'd like to see two things...

1) A clear problem statement with scenarios
2) A clear statement of the/this proposal

Thanks guys

Received on Thursday, 19 September 2002 23:38:24 UTC

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