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SOAP Version 1.2 Part 2: Adjuncts: what is the "simple authentication feature"?

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 18:16:18 +0200
To: xmlp-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040601161618.GK3350@w3.org>

In section of part 2[1], table 17 states for using 401:

| If the simple authentication feature is unavailable or the operation
| of simple authentication ultimately fails, then the message exchange
| is regarded as having completed unsuccessfully.

The document does not define nor reference a simple authentication

Doing a search for this "simple authentication feature", I found an
old draft of the HTTP binding[2], with an editor note saying:

| At present this is more of a hook, we have not (yet) described a
| simple authentication feature or an HTTP specific expression of that
| feature.



  1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-soap12-part2-20030624/#http-reqbindwaitstate
  2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2002Jan/att-0089/2001-10-09_TraceFW_HTTP_Binding.html
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