importing with HTTP-Auth

Craig Jolicoeur wrote:

I'm trying to put together some functionality in my rails app to import
a users bookmarks from

from the API documentation site they state:

"All APIs are done over https and require HTTP-Auth."

how are people handling the processing of HTTP authentication in
situations like this when you are just making calls to a third-party
API. obviously I have the user input their username/password
but what is the process/request to to setup the
authentication for the subsequent call to retrieve all their bookmarks?


If it is similar to FeedBurner's protocol, this might get you on the
right track: