|HTTPAuth Working Group||J. Reschke|
|Updates: 2617 (if approved)||September 11, 2013|
|Intended status: Standards Track|
|Expires: March 15, 2014|
The HTTP Basic Authentication Scheme
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The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
[rfc.comment.3: Copy from RFC 2617.]
[rfc.comment.4: Copy rom RFC 2617 and augment.]
[rfc.comment.5: Register the scheme.]
[rfc.comment.6: Ack RFC 2617 authors and new contributors from HTTPAuth.]
|[RFC2119]||Bradner, S., “Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels”, BCP 14, RFC 2119, March 1997.|
|[draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth]||Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-23 (work in progress), July 2013.|
|[RFC2617]||Franks, J., Hallam-Baker, P., Hostetler, J., Lawrence, S., Leach, P., Luotonen, A., and L. Stewart, “HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication”, RFC 2617, June 1999.|