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Re: [p2-dev] those wacky ntlm proxies


> > > My understanding from Francis Upton is that the jetty client does not
> > > support NTLM either, so I don't expect this to be a long-term solution.
> > >
> > > I suggest that we (Pascal and I) engage in discussion with Francis
> > about
> > > options in this regard (i.e. how to get NTLM support directly in some
> > > provider(s)).  Frankly put, I (Scott) don't have the resources to
> > > address it further myself.
> > The only reason why I was suggesting Jetty client was because I
> > thought Francis had said that NTLM v2 support could be added to an
> > http client without infringing copyrights or patents. Therefore I
> > thought that this improvement could be contributed to the Jetty client.
> >
>
> In my conversations with Francis, what became clear is that it would be
> quite simple for him to create a new provider (not based upon Jetty
> client, but rather based upon the UrlConnection as I recall) that did
> not infringe copyrights or patents.  I'm willing to support such an effort.

My bad, I had misinterpreted this. Still I have opened a bug against Jetty to see if they support it: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=289211