Re: RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication
Convenient doesn't mean good though. I think it _can_ be used over TLS, but since HTTP needs to support other schemes for non-TLS I can't see the point. I don't think it would accepted if it was introduced today. Pete Cordell Codalogic Ltd Interface XML to C++ the easy way using C++ XML data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes. Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com for more info ----- Original Message ----- From: "Petite Abeille" <email@example.com> To: "xml-dev" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 8:33 PM Subject: Re: RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication On Jan 29, 2012, at 9:17 PM, Pete Cordell wrote: > My understanding is that Basic is essentially considered insecure Basic is convenient, universally supported, and meant to be used over TLS if you care about this kind of things. _______________________________________________________________________ XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ Or unsubscribe: email@example.com subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php
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