SASL in HTTP/1.1

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in app area)
Authors Magnus Nystrom  , Alexey Melnikov 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2005-01-11)
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This memo suggest the use of SASL [RFC2222] as a framework to enable the use of strong authentication mechanisms in http/1.1 [RFC2616], and defines one approach to accomplish this. Please send comments on this document to the relevant mailing lists, e.g.


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