Re: [http-auth] HOBA Client and Server(RFC 7486)

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Tue, 17 May 2016 21:11 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-auth] HOBA Client and Server(RFC 7486)
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Excellent! (As I said earlier when Andrew mailed me off list:-)

I'll take a peek when I get a chance. If making some changes meant
the difference between this getting adopted or not, I'd be fine with
most any change;-)

Cheers,
S.

On 17/05/16 21:55, Andrew Mcconachie wrote:
> I’ve written a HOBA client and server. Both are licensed under GPLv3.
> 
> The client is a Firefox plugin that can be downloaded here:
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/hoba/
> 
> The server lives here currently:
> https://synonomic.com/hoba
> 
> Code for both is on Github:
> https://github.com/smutt/HOBA
> https://github.com/smutt/HOBA-server
> 
> Neither client nor server are going to win any awards for UI design :) They’re both rather ugly, but they work.
> 
> I did some things slightly differently than RFC 7486. The biggest difference is that I used JWK for public key format instead of PEM. There are a few other little things as well.
> 
> This was a personal project unrelated to my day job.
> 
> --Andrew
> 
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