[Twisted-Python] Fitting cred into my application

Matthew Pounsett matt at conundrum.com
Mon Sep 24 16:42:00 EDT 2012

On 2012/09/24, at 16:36, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:

> As soon as you have a proxy between your client and server, you'll 
> regret this.  The HTTP authentication standards specifically forbid this 
> style of authentication, and the proxy standards explicitly allow the 
> lifetime of connections between a client and the proxy to be different 
> from the lifetime of connections between the proxy and the server.

That's fine.  This is not a web server, it's an application that happens to use HTTP as transport.  I don't need to support the presence of proxies.

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