[whatwg] Solving the login/logout problem in HTML
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Nov 26 04:18:18 PST 2008
Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> challenge = "HTML" [ form ]
>>> form = "form" "=" form-name
>>> form-name = quoted-string
>> RFC2617 states that "The realm directive (case-insensitive) is required
>> for all authentication schemes that issue a challenge."
> I didn't really understand how the realm would work here, which is why I
> didn't include it. Is this a case where we should violate RFC2617? (Note
> that we're in a rather unusual case here because the challenge never gets
> a reply in the traditional sense.)
Unless there's an ultra-important reason to violate any base
requirements, I would advise against it.
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