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

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

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

Michael Sweet (mike@easysw.com)
Fri, 09 Apr 1999 08:43:49 -0400

[My Last Comment, I *Promise ;]

"Manros, Carl-Uno B" wrote:
> ...
> I have checked the latest documentation from the IETF-HTTP WG and
> this is what I found:
>
> 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... Let the vendors fight over
who has the "most secure" IPP implementation... :)

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