Re: [apps-discuss] Fwd: Informal Last Call for draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04, was: Fwd: I-D Action: draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04.txt

SM <sm@resistor.net> Sun, 29 January 2012 17:44 UTC

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Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 08:42:42 -0800
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Fwd: Informal Last Call for draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04, was: Fwd: I-D Action: draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04.txt
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Hi Julian,
At 07:43 29-01-2012, Julian Reschke wrote:
>At this point, I'd like to solicit additional feedback before I proceed;
>in particular: should this potentially be an Applications Area WG
>deliverable?

I'll volunteer to review the draft.

>With respect to intended status: in theory, this is a candidate for
>Experimental. However, Basic Authentication (as defined in RFC 2617)
>doesn't have a registry for extension parameters, so the cleanest
>approach appears to say "Updates 2617", which IMHO requires a standards
>track document.

I'd say go to Proposed Standard.  BTW, the "Updates 2617" does not 
require a standard track document.

Regards,
-sm