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Re: Question about CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH

From: James Gallagher <jgallagher_at_gso.uri.edu>
Date: 28 Jul 2003 15:50:56 -0700

Scott,

I'll send you that code ASAP. I gotta run right now...

James
On Mon, 2003-07-28 at 13:01, Scott Becker wrote:
> James Gallagher wrote:
>
> >header is send to the server (here's what it looks like:
> >Authorization: Basic amltZzp3YXNfcXVpdA==, which seems odd since I
> >thought with Basic authenticationthe username and password would be sent
> >as plain text...)
> >
> The password is sent thinly veiled (base 64 or something). I've never
> used Digest though I should look into it.
>
> >PS. I was scanning the archive for this list, looking for info about
> >authentication, and saw a request for a cache library. My application
> >needs to do caching as well. I have written a C++ class that implements
> >a 'mostly HTTP/1.1 compliant' cache. It's free to anyone who wants it. I
> >claim it's thread-safe, but testing is only minimal.
> >
> Point me to it! I'll see if it can help me. I'm thinking of making a
> separate project for it and adding hooks to libcurl to use it from there
> (most logical I think). The majority of libcurl users may not need it
> but it seems some would.
>
> Scott Becker
>
>
>
>
>
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