Note that RFC 1738 section 3.3 bans the use of username:password for http,
though I agree a DNS error seems inappropriate.
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> From: Mika Tuupola <tuupola_at_appelsiini.net>
> Reply-To: keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net
> Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 17:03:35 +0300 (EET DST)
> To: keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net
> Subject: (keitai-l) Re: defining feature
> On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Nick May wrote:
>> I am curious as to the technical limitations (or deviations) of the docomo
>> proxy/dns from what is available on the net. I am not sure what the RFCs
>> say about the url I posted - but it works fine on the 'net...
> Yes it is in the RFC and yes it is a security risk (but then
> again, passing username and password in an url allways is).
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Received on Wed Oct 18 21:11:36 2000