[Zope-PAS] Challengers (and Zope 3)

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Fri Oct 1 06:42:39 EDT 2004

Lennart Regebro wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Lennart Regebro wrote:
>>> Having several WWW-Authenticate headers usually seem to work, just 
>>> try putting in several WWW-Authenticate: Basic headers. Yup, you'll 
>>> get several login dialogs. ;)
>> Do you mean that the browser actually presents multiple dialogs
>> for the same request?
> Yup.

That's very weird.  Hopefully, at the Zope 3 DZUG sprint, week
after next, we can experiment with combined basic and digest auth
challenges in the same response.

>> Actually, I'm looking for a definition of protocols that says they
>> can't be mixed.  Essentially, I want to use protocols as a way of
>> modeling what sorts of challenges can abd cannot be mixed.
>> Challenges can be mixed if they come from the same protocol.
>> They cannot be mixed otherwise.
> I can't think of any definiton that succeds with that.

I can't figure out what you just said.


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