August 16th, 2010

Digest authentication failed.

There's a couple tickets that refer to a digest authentication failure recently, for requests that worked fine a few months ago:

http://www.livejournal.com/support/see_request.bml?id=1139934
http://www.livejournal.com/support/see_request.bml?id=1140658

One was marked as "reported to LiveJournal's development staff for further troubleshooting".

Any insight from anyone here as to what's going on? Is this related to the previous "Client error: No mode specified" post at all? Is there any working method of writing a script to retrieve RSS feeds with authentication currently?