[Web-SIG] Re: [client side] RFC 2616 HTTP header parsing, Digest
auth, and cookies
John J Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Sun Nov 9 19:13:37 EST 2003
On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, John J Lee wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Anthony Baxter wrote:
> > There's something similar in the urllib2 code for this.
> Yeah, though, as I said in my post:
It's worse than that: parse_http_list doesn't do \-quoting, either, which
is broken for both Digest auth (its current use) and cookies. Not easy to
fix, I think.
> non-auth purposes anyway. I'll replace my function with a new one that
> uses parse_http_list.
I'll have to stick with my old function.
> (And, presumably, Greg S.'s auth code will eventually obsolete the current
> urllib2 auth code.)
So I guess there's no moral imperative <wink> on Anthony to fix
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