remote_user and remote_password for custom http authentication?

Roxis roxis at
Sun Oct 14 21:20:58 MSD 2007

On Sunday 14 October 2007, Jed Schmidt wrote:
> curl http://user:pass@
> I get
> http_authorization: Basic dXNlcjpwYXNz
> But when I use Firefox or Safari to get _the_same_URL_, I get
> http_authorization:
> I am totally at a loss. Would someone mind giving this URL a try and
> tell me what I'm doing wrong?

you url does not require an authorization, that why some browsers don't auth

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