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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Sun, 05 February 2012 13:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: paramname in draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04
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On 2012-02-05 13:57, Manger, James H wrote:
>> WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="something", accept-charset="UTF-8"
>
> 24 chars for a 1-bit flag?
> How about:
> WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="something", v=2

Too terse. Does the size of a 401 response matter in any way?

Another alternative is of course:

   WWW-Authenticate: Basic2 realm="something"

Best regards, Julian