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Note that authenticate_or_request_with_http_token will return 401 messages as text/html- not what you want for a JSON API.

I handled this by overriding request_http_token_authentication in the controller:

ruby
def request_http_token_authentication(realm = "Application")  
  self.headers["WWW-Authenticate"] = %(Token realm="#{realm.gsub(/"/, "")}")
  self.__send__ :render, :json => { :error => "HTTP Token: Access denied. You did not provide an valid API key." }.to_json, :status => :unauthorized
end