[Tutor] CGI authentication

Paul Tremblay phthenry at iglou.com
Tue Mar 15 00:05:00 CET 2005

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 08:04:10AM -0500, Kent Johnson wrote:
> Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 08:04:10 -0500
> From: Kent Johnson <kent37 at tds.net>
> User-Agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 (Windows/20041206)
> To: Python Tutor <tutor at python.org>
> Subject: [Tutor] CGI authentication
> There was a question on this list recently about how to authenticate users 
> of a web server from a simple CGI script. I just came across a module that 
> might help:
> http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/logintools.html
> Kent

That would be for me! This looks pretty nice. On problem I have with the
python url2lib is the dfficulty of determining the realm. For example,
bot lynx and curl (command line url tools) don't need a realm to work.
This seems to mean that lynx and curl provide more flexibility. 



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