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From Gautam Guliani <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Java2 style auth for
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 04:27:59 GMT
At 11:08 PM 9/5/2001, Peter Donald writes:
 >On Wed, 5 Sep 2001 04:55, Gautam Guliani wrote:
 >> Hello,
 >>      Attached is a patch to enable Http Basic Auth for the Get task.
 >Hi could you rework this to us reflection to get Authenticator. The 
reason is
 >that this task has to compile and run in a 1.1 environment. So if you are in
 >1.1 you should just ignore username/password otherwise use it. Thoughts?

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.

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

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