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

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 15:37:25 PDT

> So no matter whether we think it makes sense or not the overriding thing is
> to get an IETF standard

Paul,

The idea that it doesn't "make sense" to pay attention
to security considerations in implementing Internet
services is what led to the Melissa virus.

Regards,

Larry