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

Keith Moore (moore@cs.utk.edu)
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 19:55:45 -0400

> I agree with Don. Mandating that all printers have security in order to be
> IPP/1.1 compliant is forcing a requirement on printers that may not be
> warranted for their market segments. Certain market segments may not want or
> need security on their Printers and forcing this on the device manufacturer
> to claim compliancy is unacceptable.

you guys are wasting your time and mine. this issue is not even on the table.

if you want an IETF standard, you've got to have strong authentication.
period, full stop, end of discussion.

Keith