IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

Keith Moore moore at cs.utk.edu
Fri Apr 9 11:58:50 EDT 1999


> > 1) Both Basic and Digest are OPTIONAL for use with HTTP/1.1
> > ...
> 
> Then may I respectfully suggest that we make them OPTIONAL for IPP
> as well?  If the IETF approves the HTTP/1.1 with that wording, then
> certainly IPP/1.1 will get approved...  

Nope.  HTTP and IPP are different problem spaces.  The need for 
authentication in IPP has nothing to do with the need for 
authentication in HTTP.

Keith



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