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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Java 1.1 basic auth for Get task (was Re: [PATCH] Java2 style auth for Get.java)
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2001 03:21:36 GMT
Committed. Could you update from CVS and check that it is working correctly - 
thanks.

On Fri, 7 Sep 2001 07:25, Gautam Guliani wrote:
> Ok. so here's the patch for Java 1.1 style auth.
> I have tested it for JDK 1.1.8, JDK 1.2.2, JDK 1.3 on Win2K
>
> It uses Sun's Base64 encoder class and if that isn't available, falls back
> to an inner class that I included. Could someone with a JVM without the
> sun's classes (Kaffe?) test it pls.
>
> At 01:05 AM 9/6/2001, Peter Donald writes:
>  >On Thu, 6 Sep 2001 14:27, Gautam Guliani wrote:
>  >> Ignoring username/password is not a good idea, IMO
>  >> The user will be expecting to access the protected URL and the task
>  >> will fail mysteriously.
>  >
>  >good point .. maybe an exception "Authenticated URLs not supported in
>
> jdk1.1"
>
>  >or similar?
>  >
>  >> Authentication  in Java 1.1 is cumbersome. Are you sure it is still in
>  >> wide use?
>  >
>  >I don't use it but ant1.x is meant to maintain jdk1.x compatability ;/
>  >
>  >--
>  >Cheers,
>  >
>  >Pete
>  >
>  >Frank Zappa observed: "It's not getting any smarter out
>  >                       there.You have to come to terms with
>  >                       stupidity, and make it work for you."

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

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