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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Password protect... no user required
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 14:56:50 GMT wrote:
> What doesn't appear to be explained is how to get around the incoming
> browser user having to know a username and it is a real username on
> server. 
> There is some discussion of setting your own usernames but still it
> would seem to require an incoming browser to supply both a username
> and a password.

Uhm, perhaps because the RFC calls for a username and password to be sent.
It isn't either/or.

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