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Re: Inclusion of service name or URI in SCRAM
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, Chris Newman wrote:
> I found the "URI" parameter in digest confusing and a deployment barrier. What
> does the hostname in the "URI" mean? What sort of checks should be performed
> on it? What if the URI doesn't include a hostname? Can a user have multiple
> passwords on the same host and what are the client UI implications for that?
There isn't an smtp URI scheme, and mailto: doesn't have a field for the
message submission server hostname.
Will the lack of a URI parameter provide any advantages when multiple
parallel services share the same authentication database (e.g. smtp, imap,
ldap, xmpp, ...)
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