Re: [secdir] Reuse of credentials per realm, was: SECDIR review of draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-24

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 30 October 2013 18:01 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] Reuse of credentials per realm, was: SECDIR review of draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-24
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On 2013-10-30 17:51, Stephen Kent wrote:
> Julian,
>
> Since, as you note, the server ultimately accepts or rejects the
> credentials,
> it was not clear under what circumstances "user preferences" are a valid
> factor
> in deciding when to stop using the same set of credentials. If you could
> elaborate
> that would be useful.

Well, that text was written 14 years ago, so I really don't know exactly 
what the authors had in mind.

That being said, here's an example: a user pref defining how long 
credentials can be sent after a certain time of inactivity.

Best regards, Julian