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From Aram Mirzadeh <...@qosina.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Basic Auth passwords strip leading colon" on Linux (fwd)
Date Sun, 23 Jun 1996 17:41:59 GMT
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Roy T. Fielding said:
> The server is broken -- the patch (reversed) will fix it, I think.
> The spec says
> 
>        basic-credentials = "Basic" SP basic-cookie
>  
>        basic-cookie   = <base64 [7] encoding of user-pass,
>                         except not limited to 76 char/line>
>  
>        user-pass   = userid ":" password
>  
>        userid      = *<TEXT excluding ":">
>  
>        password    = *TEXT
> 
> but note that his patch is reversed.

No wonder. :) I thought I read it wrong. 

<Aram>
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