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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Java2 style auth for
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 05:05:53 GMT
On Thu, 6 Sep 2001 14:27, Gautam Guliani wrote:
> Ignoring username/password is not a good idea, IMO
> The user will be expecting to access the protected URL and the task will
> fail mysteriously.

good point .. maybe an exception "Authenticated URLs not supported in jdk1.1" 
or similar?

> Authentication  in Java 1.1 is cumbersome. Are you sure it is still in wide
> use?

I don't use it but ant1.x is meant to maintain jdk1.x compatability ;/



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