[ietf-nntp] I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-nntpext-authinfo-00.txt
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at demon.net
Tue May 25 23:06:30 PDT 2004
Ken Murchison said:
> I'm not sure that I like the fact
> that the base document prohibits any and all extensions to dictate its
> own response syntax (within the given framework) just because it seems a
> little shortsighted.
It does allow for the re-use of common code, which is one benefit of having
> But I'm not going to argue too strongly against
> this and I'll just use "383 =" as an empty challenge.
Query: would "383 ====" be better, so that base64 parsers can always grab a
4-character chunk? [Ditto elsewhere.]
> There is no need
> for "*" to represent no challenge, because if there is no challenge,
> then we should be returning either a success or failure response code.
I'll take your word for this.
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