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Re: Specifying colon in authentication username

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 08:41:30 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 4 Sep 2007, Achint Mehta wrote:

(Please don't top-post on this list.)

> However, since we cannot provide only the password to curl library, so it
> means that both username and password would have to be sent in the URL.
> Therefore, this solution would not be feasible in digest authentication.
> (Correct me if I am wrong)

Having the user name embedded in the URL should work just as fine, with all
the authentication types libcurl support.

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