Re: paramname in draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04

Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de> Sun, 05 February 2012 13:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: paramname in draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04
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For "basic" that would be reasonable. Is this also intended to work
for Digest or NTLM? 

If so, it would be useful for legacy systems that have stored password
hashes in other encodings to announce the encoding they need. (If I remember
implementation of digest and ntlm correctly)

//Stefan

Am 05.02.2012 um 12:56 schrieb Anne van Kesteren:

> On Sat, 04 Feb 2012 12:55:26 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Now there's not a lot we can do about people not reading specs, but how about:
>> 
>>   WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="something", accept-charset="UTF-8"
> 
> Works for me. It only accepts "UTF-8" (case-insensitive) as value right?
> 
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> Anne van Kesteren
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