One thing which could be misinterpreted
This is intended to convey that the server is telling the client to use the
Kerberos session key for encryption; *not* that either party should actually
quote the key over HTTP. This would be very, very silly. Actually, thinking
about my later comments, I really want a method for preceding each
request/reply with a header which says that the following text is encrypted
(or not) and the mechanism used.
Also, while I said that a Can-authenticate header should not default to "None"
(so that a very secure server can clearly insist on authentication), browsers
should treat the *absence* of Can-authenticate as "None", to cope with older
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