Changeset 2120


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Jan 13, 2013, 3:34:03 AM (7 years ago)
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fielding@…
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(editorial) add section intros; partly addresses #426

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.html

    r2119 r2120  
    20202020      </div>
    20212021      <h2 id="rfc.section.5.4"><a href="#rfc.section.5.4">5.4</a>&nbsp;<a id="request.auth" href="#request.auth">Authentication Credentials</a></h2>
     2022      <p id="rfc.section.5.4.p.1">Two header fields are used for carrying authentication credentials, as defined in <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.2"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a>. Note that various custom mechanisms for user authentication use the Cookie header field for this purpose, as defined in <a href="#RFC6265" id="rfc.xref.RFC6265.2"><cite title="HTTP State Management Mechanism">[RFC6265]</cite></a>.
     2023      </p>
    20222024      <div id="rfc.table.u.7">
    20232025         <table class="tt full left" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0">
     
    20312033               <tr>
    20322034                  <td class="left">Authorization</td>
    2033                   <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.authorization" title="Authorization">Section 4.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.2"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     2035                  <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.authorization" title="Authorization">Section 4.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.3"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    20342036               </tr>
    20352037               <tr>
    20362038                  <td class="left">Proxy-Authorization</td>
    2037                   <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.proxy-authorization" title="Proxy-Authorization">Section 4.3</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.3"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     2039                  <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.proxy-authorization" title="Proxy-Authorization">Section 4.3</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.4"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    20382040               </tr>
    20392041            </tbody>
     
    20412043      </div>
    20422044      <h2 id="rfc.section.5.5"><a href="#rfc.section.5.5">5.5</a>&nbsp;<a id="request.context" href="#request.context">Request Context</a></h2>
     2045      <p id="rfc.section.5.5.p.1">The following request header fields provide additional information about the request context, including information about
     2046         the user, user agent, and resource behind the request.
     2047      </p>
    20432048      <div id="rfc.table.u.8">
    20442049         <table class="tt full left" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0">
     
    21622167      </ul>
    21632168      <h2 id="rfc.section.6.1"><a href="#rfc.section.6.1">6.1</a>&nbsp;<a id="overview.of.status.codes" href="#overview.of.status.codes">Overview of Status Codes</a></h2>
    2164       <p id="rfc.section.6.1.p.1">The status codes listed below are defined in this specification, <a href="p4-conditional.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 4</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>, <a href="p5-range.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 3</a> of <a href="#Part5" id="rfc.xref.Part5.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Range Requests">[Part5]</cite></a>, and <a href="p7-auth.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 3</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.4"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a>. The reason phrases listed here are only recommendations — they can be replaced by local equivalents without affecting the
     2169      <p id="rfc.section.6.1.p.1">The status codes listed below are defined in this specification, <a href="p4-conditional.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 4</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>, <a href="p5-range.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 3</a> of <a href="#Part5" id="rfc.xref.Part5.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Range Requests">[Part5]</cite></a>, and <a href="p7-auth.html#status.code.definitions" title="Status Code Definitions">Section 3</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.5"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a>. The reason phrases listed here are only recommendations — they can be replaced by local equivalents without affecting the
    21652170         protocol.
    21662171      </p>
     
    22632268                  <td class="left">401</td>
    22642269                  <td class="left">Unauthorized</td>
    2265                   <td id="status.401" class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#status.401" title="401 Unauthorized">Section 3.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.5"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     2270                  <td id="status.401" class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#status.401" title="401 Unauthorized">Section 3.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.6"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    22662271               </tr>
    22672272               <tr>
     
    22932298                  <td class="left">407</td>
    22942299                  <td class="left">Proxy Authentication Required</td>
    2295                   <td id="status.407" class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#status.407" title="407 Proxy Authentication Required">Section 3.2</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.6"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     2300                  <td id="status.407" class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#status.407" title="407 Proxy Authentication Required">Section 3.2</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.7"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    22962301               </tr>
    22972302               <tr>
     
    30413046         other than the method and request target, unless the variance cannot be crossed or the origin server has been deliberately
    30423047         configured to prevent cache transparency. For example, there is no need to send the Authorization field name in Vary because
    3043          reuse across users is constrained by the field definition (<a href="p7-auth.html#header.authorization" title="Authorization">Section 4.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.7"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a>). Likewise, an origin server might use Cache-Control directives (<a href="p6-cache.html#header.cache-control" title="Cache-Control">Section 7.2</a> of <a href="#Part6" id="rfc.xref.Part6.20"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Caching">[Part6]</cite></a>) to supplant Vary if it considers the variance less significant than the performance cost of Vary's impact on caching.
     3048         reuse across users is constrained by the field definition (<a href="p7-auth.html#header.authorization" title="Authorization">Section 4.1</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a>). Likewise, an origin server might use Cache-Control directives (<a href="p6-cache.html#header.cache-control" title="Cache-Control">Section 7.2</a> of <a href="#Part6" id="rfc.xref.Part6.20"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Caching">[Part6]</cite></a>) to supplant Vary if it considers the variance less significant than the performance cost of Vary's impact on caching.
    30443049      </p>
    30453050      <div id="rfc.iref.s.8"></div>
     
    30893094               <tr>
    30903095                  <td class="left">WWW-Authenticate</td>
    3091                   <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.www-authenticate" title="WWW-Authenticate">Section 4.4</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.8"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     3096                  <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.www-authenticate" title="WWW-Authenticate">Section 4.4</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.9"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    30923097               </tr>
    30933098               <tr>
    30943099                  <td class="left">Proxy-Authenticate</td>
    3095                   <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.proxy-authenticate" title="Proxy-Authenticate">Section 4.2</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.9"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
     3100                  <td class="left"><a href="p7-auth.html#header.proxy-authenticate" title="Proxy-Authenticate">Section 4.2</a> of <a href="#Part7" id="rfc.xref.Part7.10"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication">[Part7]</cite></a></td>
    30963101               </tr>
    30973102            </tbody>
     
    46614666                     </ul>
    46624667                  </li>
    4663                   <li><em>Part7</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.1">4.3.8</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.2">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.3">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.4">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.5">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.6">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.7">7.1.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.8">7.3</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.9">7.3</a>, <a href="#Part7"><b>11.1</b></a><ul>
    4664                         <li><em>Section 3</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.4">6.1</a></li>
    4665                         <li><em>Section 3.1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.5">6.1</a></li>
    4666                         <li><em>Section 3.2</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.6">6.1</a></li>
    4667                         <li><em>Section 4.1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.2">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.7">7.1.4</a></li>
    4668                         <li><em>Section 4.2</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.9">7.3</a></li>
    4669                         <li><em>Section 4.3</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.3">5.4</a></li>
    4670                         <li><em>Section 4.4</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.8">7.3</a></li>
     4668                  <li><em>Part7</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.1">4.3.8</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.2">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.3">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.4">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.5">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.6">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.7">6.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.8">7.1.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.9">7.3</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.10">7.3</a>, <a href="#Part7"><b>11.1</b></a><ul>
     4669                        <li><em>Section 3</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.5">6.1</a></li>
     4670                        <li><em>Section 3.1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.6">6.1</a></li>
     4671                        <li><em>Section 3.2</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.7">6.1</a></li>
     4672                        <li><em>Section 4.1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.3">5.4</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.8">7.1.4</a></li>
     4673                        <li><em>Section 4.2</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.10">7.3</a></li>
     4674                        <li><em>Section 4.3</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.4">5.4</a></li>
     4675                        <li><em>Section 4.4</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.Part7.9">7.3</a></li>
    46714676                     </ul>
    46724677                  </li>
     
    47524757                  <li><em>RFC5987</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC5987.1">8.3.1</a>, <a href="#RFC5987"><b>11.2</b></a></li>
    47534758                  <li><em>RFC5988</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC5988.1">6.4.1</a>, <a href="#RFC5988"><b>11.2</b></a></li>
    4754                   <li><em>RFC6265</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6265.1">4.3.8</a>, <a href="#RFC6265"><b>11.2</b></a></li>
     4759                  <li><em>RFC6265</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6265.1">4.3.8</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6265.2">5.4</a>, <a href="#RFC6265"><b>11.2</b></a></li>
    47554760                  <li><em>RFC6266</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#RFC6266"><b>11.2</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6266.1">B</a></li>
    47564761                  <li><em>RFC6365</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6365.1">1.2</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.RFC6365.2">3.1.1.2</a>, <a href="#RFC6365"><b>11.1</b></a></li>
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.xml

    r2119 r2120  
    23592359
    23602360<section title="Authentication Credentials" anchor="request.auth">
     2361<t>
     2362   Two header fields are used for carrying authentication credentials, as
     2363   defined in <xref target="Part7"/>. Note that various custom mechanisms for
     2364   user authentication use the Cookie header field for this purpose, as
     2365   defined in <xref target="RFC6265"/>.
     2366</t>
    23612367<texttable align="left">
    23622368  <ttcol>Header Field Name</ttcol>
     
    23692375
    23702376<section title="Request Context" anchor="request.context">
     2377<t>
     2378   The following request header fields provide additional information about the
     2379   request context, including information about the user, user agent, and
     2380   resource behind the request.
     2381</t>
    23712382<texttable align="left">
    23722383  <ttcol>Header Field Name</ttcol>
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