Changeset [61b0fce82888b75436d05ddfa0c045b2b9d3fc80] by Michael Klett

November 15th, 2009 @ 04:50 PM

Base64 encoding of HTTP basic auth credentials should omit newlines (do not enforce a 76 character line limit)

According to RFC 2617 (, the 76 character line limit normally enforced by Base64 encoding should not apply to the encoding of HTTP basic authentication credentials.

Committed by Michael Klett

  • M lib/webrat/core/session.rb
  • M spec/public/basic_auth_spec.rb
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