[whatwg] Solving the login/logout problem in HTML

Kornel Lesinski kornel at geekhood.net
Wed Nov 26 16:13:04 PST 2008

I've prepared proof-of-concept of an alternate solution that reuses  
existing HTTP authentication:


In essence this works by translating HTML form into URL in format  
http://user:pass@example.com (it can be done using JS or HTTP redirect.  
Ideally, this would be done by the browser based on <form> attribute or  

regards, Kornel Lesinski

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