[Standards] Authorization over HTTP

Michal 'vorner' Vaner vorner at ucw.cz
Fri Nov 9 09:40:57 UTC 2007


On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 09:15:32AM +0000, Kevin Smith wrote:
> I'm not sure that's really true, what Anders is looking for, I believe, is 
> a way to authenticate a third party as you, without revealing your 
> credentials to them. This seems a reasonable use case to me, from what I 
> understand.

Some kind of single-use password? Could be useful for other things too,
like I want to log in from a internet coffee I do not trust at all.

Or does it work some other way for the server?

Anything is possible, unless it's not.

Michal 'vorner' Vaner
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